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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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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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Slams Changes to IAIs

“Individual Apartment Improvements are eviction bonuses that put a target on the backs of tenants”  ALBANY, NY – In response to comments from Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins indicating that changes to Individual Apartment Improvements will be in the budget deal, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents

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13 Arrested as 200+ Tenants, Public Advocate Protest Real Estate Industry’s Obstruction of Affordable Housing

Tenants fed up with real estate industry for killing New York with rent hikes, evictions, and gentrification Real estate industry is blocking a housing package in Albany that would make NY housing more affordable NEW YORK, NY – Over two hundred tenants and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams blocked the entrance to the headquarters of the

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Blasts Real Estate Industry For Blocking Housing Package

“The real estate industry is holding our state hostage” NEW YORK – In response to ongoing negotiations on a comprehensive housing package in the state budget, 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. “The

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BREAKING: Courts Uphold Kingston’s Rent Rollback, in a Massive Victory for Tenants

Kingston tenants won the first 15% rent rollback in 2022 amidst escalating rent crisis  Kingston, Newburgh first upstate cities to opt into rent stabilization; Poughkeepsie, Ithaca, Albany, Rochester may soon follow ALBANY – The Appellate Court, Third Department – the second highest court in the state – upheld the Kingston Rent Guidelines Board’s decision to

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Housing Justice for All Reacts to One House Budget Proposals

“Promises of “tenant protections” or “principles of Good Cause Eviction” will not be enough for the hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers struggling to keep a roof over their heads.” NEW YORK – In response to the Senate’s and Assembly’s one-house budget resolutions, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations

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NEW ANALYSIS REVEALS WATERED DOWN GOOD CAUSE WILL LEAVE AT LEAST 67% OF RENTERS UNPROTECTED FROM EVICTION 

Good Cause as written would protect renters across New York State from unjust evictions — watered down Good Cause would limit protections to New York City only Half of non-NYC tenants currently pay +30% of income on rent New York, NY –A new analysis released by Housing Justice for All today reveals that at least

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