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.

STATEMENT: New York Tenants Applaud Federal Rent Cap Proposal

Jul 16, 2024

New York leaders should follow President Biden’s lead and immediately take action to strengthen and expand rent stabilization in New York. New York  – Today President Joe Biden called on Congress to cap rent increases at 5% in apartments owned…

Poughkeepsie Becomes 3rd City to Opt into Good Cause

Jul 9, 2024

Together with New Rent Stabilization System, Poughkeepsie’s Expansive Good Cause will Protect Nearly All Poughkeepsie Renters POUGHKEEPSIE, NY  – The Poughkeepsie Common Council unanimously voted to opt into Good Cause Eviction Protections on Tuesday night, becoming the third city to…

Kingston Opts into Good Cause Eviction Protections

Jul 2, 2024

Kingston Becomes Second City Outside Of NYC To Opt Into Good Cause Eviction; Ithaca, Poughkeepsie, and Rochester To Soon Follow Kingston’s Expansive Good Cause Will Protect Nearly Every Kingston Renter From Rent Hikes and Unfair Evictions KINGSTON  – Kingston Common…

STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Slams Supreme Court’s Decision Criminalizing Homelessness

Jun 28, 2024

“Criminalizing homelessness won’t solve the crisis – keeping rents low and housing our homeless neighbors will. New York  – Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of efforts to criminalize homelessness across the country by banning homelessness encampments.…

Albany Becomes First City To Opt Into Good Cause Eviction 

Jun 3, 2024

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…

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