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.

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…

Tenants Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Rent Stabilization in New York

May 29, 2024

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,…

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

Apr 24, 2024

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…

STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Blasts Housing Deal

Apr 20, 2024

NEW YORK – In response to release of bill language for a state housing deal set to pass in the New York State budget, Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition of more than 80 organizations that represents tenants and…

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

Apr 17, 2024

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…

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