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.

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16 Labor Unions Come Out in Support of Good Cause Eviction

Dear Governor Hochul, Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins, and Speaker Heastie: We are New York’s leading and largest labor unions and collectively represent hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers across the state. We write to you today in support of “Good Cause” eviction protections, a statewide bill sponsored by Senator Julia Salazar and Assemblymember Pamela Hunter. As […]

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50+ Local NY Elected Officials Call On Albany to Pass Good Cause

Dear Governor Hochul, Speaker Heastie, and Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins, In recent months, a series of courts have struck down local Good Cause eviction laws in Newburgh, the City of Albany, and this week, in Poughkeepsie, ruling that the laws could only be passed at the state level – even while agreeing that Good Cause is

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STATEMENT: Housing Justice for All Responds to Overturning of Albany Local Good Cause Law

In response to the Albany Appellate Court’s decision to overturn the city’s Good Cause eviction protection law, Housing Justice for All Campaign Coordinator Cea Weaver and member groups responded with the following statements.  The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court ruled today that local Good Cause laws are preempted by state law, meaning that

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Hochul’s Billionaire Budget: Amidst a Historic Homelessness Crisis, Governor Hochul Fails to Deliver

New York – Housing Justice for All, a statewide coalition representing thousands of tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement on the New York State budget: New Yorkers who are living in shelters or on the streets are living in fear of unsafe living conditions, of a deadly pandemic, and of police sweeps.

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On Housing, Governor Hochul Continues Worst of Cuomo’s Legacy, Abandoning Renters and Homeless New Yorkers Amid COVID Surge

This State of the State is clear: on housing, Hochul is Cuomo 2.0. And so, once again, tenants and homeless New Yorkers are calling on the State Legislature to step up and lead where the Governor has failed. In the coming days and weeks, Speaker Carl Heastie and Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins must intervene and provide support to the millions of New Yorkers who are struggling to afford their homes and pass Good Cause Eviction, the Housing Access Voucher Program, and allow corporate subsidies to luxury housing to expire once and for all.”

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