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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 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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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All on raid of Brianna Suggs, registered lobbyist for the real estate industry

“New Yorkers deserve better than corrupt leaders in the pocket of the real estate industry.” NEW YORK – Housing Justice for All, released the following statement in response to the FBI raid of Brianna Suggs, a registered lobbyist for the real estate industry and Mayor Eric Adams’s chief fundraiser. Mark Caller, a developer and significant

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Responds to Collapse of Housing Deal

Collapse of deal is “proof that too many lawmakers in Albany answer first and foremost to their real estate donors – not to their constituents.” NEW YORK – Following Albany leaders’ failure to reach a deal on a housing package in the final hours of the state legislative session, Housing Justice for All released the

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Statement from Housing Justice for All on Continued “Good Cause” Negotiations

(NEW YORK, NY) –  Housing Justice for All released the following statement on continued “Good Cause” eviction legislation negotiations, in response to today’s statement from legislative leadership: “Both the Senate and the Assembly have the votes to pass a comprehensive housing package that would include ‘Good Cause’ and the Housing Access Voucher Program. “The time

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Responds to State Budget Deal

“An embarrassment and a collective failure…our state’s leaders put their heads in the sand instead of reaching a deal” NEW YORK – In response to the announcement of a conceptual framework on the state budget, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released

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STATEMENT:  Housing Justice for All Blasts Albany Inaction on Housing

Tenants drop banner off George Washington Bridge urging Albany leaders to follow New Jersey’s lead on Good Cause NEW YORK –  In response to reports indicating that Albany leaders wouldn’t include any measures to address New York’s housing crisis in the FY24 state budget, Housing Justice for All dropped a massive banner on the north

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Cautiously Optimistic Following Release of One-House Budgets 

“Thanks to the tireless advocacy of tenants and homeless New Yorkers, the legislature today has for the first time indicated their support for Good Cause eviction protections” NEW YORK – In response to the release of the Assembly and Senate 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 Overturning of Albany Local Good Cause Law

In response to the Albany Appellate Court’s decision to overturn the city’s Good Cause eviction protection law, Housing Justice for All Campaign Coordinator Cea Weaver and member groups responded with the following statements.  The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court ruled today that local Good Cause laws are preempted by state law, meaning that

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Responds to 2023 Executive Budget

“Hochul’s plan…is for real estate moguls, not working families” ALBANY – Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement from Campaign Coordinator Cea Weaver in response to the release of Governor Hochul’s 2023 Executive Budget: “Rising rents are driving New

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