Please note that United Tenants of Albany is located at 255 Orange Street, Albany, NY. UTA accepts walk-ins on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Please call us at 518-436-8997 to set up an appointment.
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All requests for assistance are handled through the Housing Hotline. Tenants seeking assistance can reach our Housing Hotline at (518) 436-8997 extension 3. A housing counselor will return calls in the order they are received.  We appreciate your patience while we respond to high call volumes. Requests and questions can also be sent to

UTA Staff 2017

Advocating at the NYS Capitol on Housing Issues

Leaving For Washington D.C. To Rally For Tenants Rights

Maria At Annual Meeting

Staff Gathering 1993

UTA Founders Maria and Roger Markovics 1970’s

UTA Fundraiser November 2012

1966 UTA Protests retaliation threats against tenants

1979 UTA Staff

2007 UTA Staff

2012 Annual Meeting

Advocating at the National People’s Action in Washington D.C. 1997

Gail (Pat) Perry Honoree at UTA 40th Annual Meeting

Kirby White Honoree at UTA 40th Annual Meeting

Bishop Howard Hubbard Honoree at UTA 40th Annual Meeting

Staff photo outside UTA office on Hamilton St, 2022

UTA at a power-mapping session

Dorothea, Lovett, Diana, and SUNY at Albany interns at the Right to Counsel rally

Attendees for the UTA and Right to Counsel march & rally

Allie, Senator Neil Breslin, Canyon and Diana

Shatiqua and Marco in Syracuse

Canyon and Shatiqua at a rally in Syracuse

Common Council Member Alfredo Balarin and tenant leader and UTA Board of Directors member Laurie

Tenant Listening Session, 2022

Representatives of the BTTA receive an award at UTA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Maria & Roger Markovics with Gail (Pat) Perry

UTA, Legal Aid, and the Breslin’s at UTA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

UTA founders, staff, and Board of Directors

Erin, Laura, Shatiqua and Debbie at UTA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Bleecker Terrace protest, 2023

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United Tenants of Albany is an organization working with individuals and communities to promote and preserve safe, decent and affordable housing for all.

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Service Area

Financial Assistance and Court Mediation are available for residents of Albany County. Our Hotline Service responds from calls across the state. Persons calling from the New York City area are referred to services within their area. Some of the services UTA provides are limited to the City of Albany.

United We Stand: The United Tenants of Albany 40th Anniversary Documentary