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A guide to tenant rights

Posted at 7:28 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 07:50:59-05

NEW YORK — Evictions in New York City fell about 18% in the last six months. This comes after sweeping changes to rent law was passed in June 2019.

Cea Weaver, Director of organizing and campaign manager at Upstate/Downstate Housing Alliance, discusses how the law is helping, what still needs to be done, tenants rights and where to get help if you’re being evicted.

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Here are resources to contact if you're being evicted.

Where to go for help:

Housing Justice For All: Click here for the website,

Right to Counsel Hotline: (718) 557-1379

Woodside on the Move: (718) 476-8449

Northwest Bronx (718) 584-0515

Met Council on Housing (212) 979-0611