Say NO to Good Cause Eviction

The so-called Albany good cause eviction bill (Local Law F of 2021) from Mayor Sheehan and the Common Council is bad — for both landlords and tenants.

Here’s why:

  • Albany politicians want to fix something that’s not broken. New York already has the strongest tenant protections in state history, and some of the strongest in the country.

  • This law will put small rental property owners out of business, discourage new investment in Albany, and ultimately hurt the tenants it is supposed to help.

  • Albany’s affordable housing availability will drop – resale value of rental properties will drop by as much as 40%, inviting large corporate landlords into Albany.

  • Because the bill will limit their source of income, small-business owners will have no incentive to invest in their properties, resulting in a degradation of apartment conditions in Albany.