WHAT WE DO
P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. organizes and empowers residents of New York City to hold negligent landlords and property managers accountable for unsafe living conditions through community advocacy, outreach, organizing effective tenant associations, providing long-term technical assistance, and connecting individuals and tenant groups to legal services and housing benefits.
P.A.’L.A.N.T.E.'s goal is to end tenant exploitation in order to enable low-income community residents to remain in their homes and to ensure that those homes are safe and affordable.
“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
To reduce poverty and advocate for safe housing by organizing, educating and empowering residents.
We are committed to supporting each other and to preserving our quality of life, our health, and our personal safety by assisting renters and homeowners when their rights have been violated and by holding unresponsive landlords and property managers accountable.