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.

No Shelter, No Safety: How Rising Evictions in New York Could Pose a Risk to Public Safety— And How Eviction Prevention is Violence Prevention

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which initially put upwards of 40 million households across the U.S. at risk of eviction, new social science research has been seeking to clarify the relationships between eviction, the household-level hardships that surround eviction, and the impacts of eviction on community-level processes and outcomes, especially as they relate to neighborhood social ties and public safety.

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