tenants' rights

Tenant advocates seek passage of rent protection bills

The New York State Legislature returns to the Capitol next week, and tenants’ rights advocates are pushing for the passage of bills to cancel rent...
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Wed, 07/15/2020 - 1:27pm
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Connections: How will the new housing section of Rochester City Court work?

Rochester City Court has a new housing section . Now, tenants can bring small claims actions against landlords to be heard by a judge. We talk about how...
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:39am
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Vacancy study a first step toward rent stabilization law

By the time Mary Brown moved out of her apartment at 447 Thurston Road last year, she and the other residents had — for too long — dealt with black mold...
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 6:18am
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Connections: Debating New York's new tenant protection laws

New York State’s new tenant protection laws affect evictions, security deposits, and a lot more. Advocates say the law, which went into effect this...
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:32am
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Connections: How can tenants protect their rights?

More than 88,000 homeless families are living in shelters across New York State. That’s according to a new housing activism campaign called Housing...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:58am
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