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Housing for people, not profit

The Metropolitan Council on Housing is a tenants’ rights membership organization made up of New York City tenants who believe in our motto of “housing for people, not profit.” We formed in 1959 to fight for a city where everyone has access to safe, decent, affordable housing…

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Telephone Hotline

The hotline is free and open to any tenant living in New York City

Walk-in Clinic

Due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19), our Walk-In Clinics will be closed until further notice

Radio Show

Housing Notebook on WBAI 99.5 FM, 8pm Mondays


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The 2022 Janes

December 14, 2022 – 6:30PM

Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Ave (53rd St
New York, NY 10022

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We believe that two things are at the root of New York’s housing crisis. First: the real estate industry has

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Rent Justice

Why We Fight Our fight against the RGB helps protect the rents, homes, and lives of over 2 million New

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