Tenants Have New Rights!

NYS passed Good Cause Eviction Protections against rent hikes and unfair evictions in April 2024. If you are eligible for Good Cause, you now have a right to remain in your home as long as you pay rent and follow your lease.

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Albany Becomes First City To Opt Into Good Cause Eviction 

Albany Becomes First City Outside Of NYC To Opt Into Good Cause Eviction; Kingston and Ithaca To Soon Follow Albany’s Expansive Good Cause Law Sets A Standard For Other Upstate Cities ALBANY – Albany Common Council voted to opt into Good Cause Eviction this evening, following passage of a state law authorizing the policy in […]

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Tenants Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Rent Stabilization in New York

Rent Stabilization Signed Into Law 50 Years Ago Today For fifty years, rent stabilization has kept New Yorkers in their homes Tenants call for strengthening and expanding rent stabilization to keep rents affordable NEW YORK – On May 29, 1974, New York’s rent stabilization system, the Emergency Tenant Protection Act, was signed into law by

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Over One Million New York Tenants Have New Protections From Unfair Evictions & Rent Hikes

New York State passed Good Cause Eviction Protections (§213- 2(a) of Article 6-A of NYS Real Property Law) in April 2024, after years of organizing by tenants across the state. If you are eligible for Good Cause Eviction Protections, you now have a right to remain in your home as long as you pay rent

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NEW: At Least 3.4 Million Tenants Excluded From Governor Hochul’s Good Cause

Hochul’s Good Cause Proposal Would Be Worst In the Country, Containing Exemptions Unseen In Any Other State Over Half A Million Renters Excluded By Portfolio Exemption Alone ALBANY  – An updated analysis from Housing Justice for All, based on new data from City Limits and JustFix, details of a housing deal that emerged Friday finds

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Slams Governor Hochul’s Budget Announcement 

Hochul’s Good Cause Proposal Would Be Worst In the Country, Excluding at Least 2.8 Million Tenants From Basic Protections NEW YORK – In response to Governor Hochul’s announcement of a “conceptual agreement” for  Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following

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Analysis: At Least 2.8 Million Tenants Excluded From Governor Hochul’s Good Cause

Hochul’s Good Cause Proposal Would Be Worst In the Country, Containing Exemptions Unseen In Any Other State Reps. Jamaal Bowman and Nydia Velázquez Call On State Leaders To “Do Better” ALBANY  – A new analysis from Housing Justice for All based on details of a housing deal that emerged Friday finds that the proposed 2024

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Slams Proposed Housing Deal As Failure for Tenants: Hochul, Heastie & Stewart-Cousins Delivered for Real Estate

Proposed Good Cause would be weakest in the country NEW YORK – In response to reports of a proposed three-way housing deal, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement from Cea Weaver, Coalition Director:  “New York is in a

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52 State Lawmakers Reject Housing Deal That Would Gut Rent Stabilization and Good Cause Eviction

NAACP Legal Defense Fund, 1199 SEIU also blast Hochul’s proposal to weaken tenant protections amid historic housing crisis Senate Deputy Leader, Finance Chair, Housing Chairs from both conferences join push back against changes to rent stabilization & carve-outs to Good Cause Eviction protections ALBANY, NY – 52 state lawmakers have now joined Housing Justice for

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50 State Lawmakers Reject Trading One Set of Tenant Protections for Another

Senate Deputy Leader, Finance Chair, Housing Chairs from both conferences join push back against changes to rent stabilization and carve-outs to Good Cause Eviction protections ALBANY – Fifty state lawmakers joined Housing Justice for All in opposing changes to rent stabilization that would effectively trade one set of tenant protections for undermining others. Recent reports

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