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Despite public outcry, New Paltz Village Board still wary of tenant protection law

Despite public outcry, New Paltz Village Board still wary of tenant protection law

During last week’s New Paltz Village Board meeting, several people commented on the push to enact “good-cause eviction” legislation, which would redefine not renewing a lease as an eviction and require landlords to provide lease renewals unless there is good cause not to, such as breaking laws or lease conditions by the tenant, or the landlord wishing to put up a relative in the space; landlords could also just pay people to get out.