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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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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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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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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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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Demands Lawmakers Stand Up to Real Estate

“Reinstating perverse incentives to harass tenants would be a capitulation to the real estate industry’s greed and a slap in the face to tenants” NEW YORK – As negotiations on a comprehensive housing package in the state budget head into another weekend, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that

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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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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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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Tossing Rent Stabilization Challenges

New York  – Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear two cases on New York’s rent stabilization system, effectively ending real estate’s challenge to the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 and ensuring that rent stabilization will continue to keep New York families in their homes.  The decision comes as a

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All on Governor Hochul’s Budget Proposal

NEW YORK – Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s proposed budget. The statement below can be attributed to Cea Weaver, Campaign Coordinator of Housing Justice for All:  “New York’s affordability crisis starts and ends

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All on Governor Hochul’s State of the State

NEW YORK – Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s State of the State, which failed to include any proposals that would alleviate the housing affordability crisis facing New Yorkers. The statement below can be

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