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.

Housing Justice for All, Right to Counsel NYC respond to Governor Cuomo’s announcement “extending” the Eviction Moratorium

Sep 28, 2020

Governor Cuomo’s announcement “extending” the eviction moratorium until January 1, 2021 is misleading and disingenuous. On October 1st, unless Governor Cuomo releases new details, eviction cases will move forward — devastating New Yorkers struggling to recover from COVID-19. Cuomo’s announcement…

New York’s Leading Labor Leaders Call on Albany To Enact The Emergency Housing Stability and Displacement Prevention Act

Sep 25, 2020

Key Legislation Would Protect Hundreds of Thousands of New Yorkers From Residential and Commercial Eviction  (NEW YORK, NY) – New York State’s leading labor unions – including the United Federation of Teachers; Hotel Trades Council; District Council 37; 1199 SEIU…

NY Courts Extend Eviction Moratorium until October 1, Housing Advocates Call for Passage of A Real Eviction Moratorium and Cancel Rent Legislation

Aug 13, 2020

New York – Today, the Office of Court Administration (OCA) issued a new order that extends the universal eviction moratorium until at least October 1, 2020 for all New Yorkers. All cases filed after March 16th will continue to be…

Our Response to HCR’s “COVID-19 Rent Relief”

Jul 29, 2020

Members of the Housing Justice For All Coalition issued a letter today to New York’s Division of Homes & Community Renewal (DHCR) urging the State Housing Agency to extend the application deadline for an additional four weeks for the COVID-19…

Response to SHARP

Mar 16, 2020

Hon. Carl Heastie Speaker, New York State Assembly New York State Capitol Room 349 Albany, NY 12247 Dear Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Housing Justice for All is a statewide coalition of over 70 organizations that are fighting to eliminate evictions,…

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