Our Platform

Good Cause

Grants every tenant in New York State protections against unjust evictions and unreasonable rent increases.

  • Good Cause requires landlords to justify rent hikes greater than 3% (or 150% of the Consumer Price Index) and gives tenants the power to challenge evictions that are arbitrary, retaliatory, or discriminatory.
  • Would protect 1.6 million New York households in every corner of the state, nearly half of the state’s renters as a whole.



  • Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD)
  • Binghamton Tenants Union
  • Brooklyn Defender Services
  • Broome Street Tenants Alliance
  • CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities
  • Carroll Gardens Association
  • CASA – New Settlement
  • Catholic Migration Services
  • Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY
  • Chhaya CDC
  • Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC)
  • Churches United for Fair Housing
  • Citizen Action of NY
  • City-Wide Tenant Union of Rochester
  • Community Service Society of New York
  • Community Voices Heard
  • Cooper Square Committee
  • Crown Heights Tenant Union
  • Downtown Women for Change
  • DRUM: Desis Rising Up & Moving
  • East Harlem/El Barrio Community Land Trust
  • Empire State Indivisible
  • For the Many
  • Free the People WNY
  • Greater NYC for Change
  • Housing Conservation Coordinators
  • Housing Court Answers
  • Housing Organizers for People Empowerment (HOPE)
  • Housing Rights Initiative
  • Housing Works
  • Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition
  • Hudson Valley Justice Center
  • Hunger Free America
  • Ithaca Tenants Union
  • League of Independent Theater
  • Long Island Progressive Coalition
  • Los Sures Lucha
  • Lower Hudson Valley DSA
  • Make the Road New York
  • Met Council on Housing
  • Mount Vernon United Tenants
  • Neighbors Together
  • New Economy Project
  • New York City Community Land Initiative (NYCCLI)
  • New York City DSA
  • New York Civil Liberties Union
  • New York Communities for Change
  • New York Working Families Party
  • Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition
  • NYS Poor People’s Campaign
  • Open Hearts Initiative
  • Partnership for the Public Good
  • Pratt Center for Community Development
  • Program Design and Development, LLC
  • PUSH Buffalo
  • RENA (Riverside Edgecombe Neighborhood Association)
  • Resource Generation NYC
  • Ridgewood Tenants Union
  • Right to Counsel NYC Coalition
  • Southside United HDFC-Los Sures
  • St Nicks Alliance
  • Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center
  • Strong Economy For All Coalition
  • Syracuse Tenants Union
  • Tenants & Neighbors
  • Tenants Political Action Committee
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • Troy DSA
  • United Neighbors Organization
  • Urban Democracy Lab at NYU
  • Urban Justice Center – Safety Net Project
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project of CNY, Inc.
  • Voters For Animal Rights
  • WE ACT for Environmental Justice
  • Woodside on the Move

Labor Unions

  • 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
  • American Federation of Musicians, Local 802 
  • Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, UAW Local 2325
  • Committee of Interns and Residents of SEIU 
  • Communication Workers of America, District One
  • District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO
  • Legal Services Staff Association, UAW Local 2320
  • Local One I.A.T.S.E. NYC Stagehands PAC
  • Hotel and Gaming Trades Council
  • Professional Staff Congress
  • New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board, Workers United/SEIU
  • New York State Nurses Association
  • New York Taxi Workers Alliance
  • United Auto Workers Region 9A

Members of Congress

  • Jerry Nadler
  • Alexandria Ocasio Cortez
  • Jamaal Bowman
  • Mondaire Jones
  • Hakeem Jeffries
  • Nydia Velazquez
  • Adriano Espaillat
  • Yvette Clarke
  • Carolyn Maloney
  • Grace Meng
  • Ritchie Torres

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