RESOURCES

Select the option below that best explains your housing situation.

If you have already been evicted

You need to speak to an attorney who can help file an Illegal Lockout Petition.

Call 311 9am-5pm and ask for the “Tenant Helpline” or visit evictionfreenyc.org

If you're experiencing harassment or threats from your landlord, management company, or someone in your building

You can sue your landlord for harassment through an Emergency HP Action proceeding.

Start your case at justfix.nyc

If you've received a legal notice

Save all communication from your landlord and management company, and note carefully how you received them. Then talk to a lawyer.

Call 311 9am-5pm and ask for the “Tenant Helpline” or visit evictionfreenyc.org

 

To learn about tenant rights and the current state of evictions

Call the Met Council on Housing Tenant’s Rights Hotline at 212-979-0611 or visit metcouncilonhousing.org/program/tenants-rights-hotline

To learn about organizing with your neighbors

You can reach out to a local tenant union for advice and support. Check to see what tenant unions exist in your neighborhood below in the map below:

TENANT ORGANIZATIONS MAP

RESOURCE DIRECTORY

Legal Referrals

311 Housing Help Line, 9am-5pm

Met Council on Housing
Tenant’s Rights Hotline: 212-979-0611
metcouncilonhousing.org

Legal Aid Society
(718) 722 3100; 1 (888) 663 6880
legalaidnyc.org

JustFix
Online filing

Tenant Unions

Crown Heights Tenant Union
crownheightstenantunion@gmail.com
crownheightstenantunion.org
General Meetings, Thursdays 6pm

Bedstuy Tenant Union
bedstuytenantunion@gmail.com

Sunset Park Tenants Union
sunsetparktenantsunion@gmail.com

Flatbush Tenant Coalition
ftcoalition@gmail.com
flatbushpower.org
(718) 635 2623

Parkside Ave Residents Association
parksidebrooklynresidents@gmail.com

Full Time Tenants Union (Bushwick)
fttenantunion@gmail.com
fttenantunion.org

Southwest Brooklyn Tenant Union
swbtu11231@gmail.com
swbtu.org
718-243-9301

Harassment Defense

Contact your local tenant union

Adult Protective Services
To report adult abuse, call (within New York State only): 1-844-697-3505 between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
ocfs.ny.gov/main/psa

Emergency Repairs

Call 311: An operator will help you
311 App

Housing Preservation & Development (HPD)
212-863-6020
hpderp@hpd.nyc.gov

NYCHA
Call the Customer Contact Center to schedule a repair
(718) 707 7771

Mutual Aid groups

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FLYERS

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