A Better Place to Live


UTA’s community organization activities are projects that bring together people affected by the same types of problems to work collectively for solutions.


Housing For All is an organizing campaign advocating for the expansion of permanently affordable housing for low and moderate income people throughout the Capital Region. Housing For All was organized as a response to the growing inequality in housing that impacts the many low and moderate income people in this area who pay too much of their income for rent because of the lack of affordable housing. To learn more about Housing for All click here.

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Ongoing support for tenants in organizing their buildings to protect their rights and to fight to expand low-income housing opportunities.


United Tenants organizing efforts of the past has led to the creation of the Albany Community Land Trust, Capital District Community Loan Fund, and the Affordable Housing Partnership.


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Due to staff changes, we are unable to accommodate walk-in clients. All requests for assistance will be handled through the Housing Hotline. Tenants seeking assistance should call our Housing Hotline at (518) 436-8997 extension 3. A housing counselor will return calls in the order they are received. Due to higher call volumes, there may be a delay in returning your call. Requests and questions can also be sent to hotline@unitedtenantsalbany.org.

United Tenants’ Board of Directors has developed a Transition Plan which includes the immediate hiring of a replacement Executive Director. Please bear with us through this transitional time. We are working to get ensure we can continue providing services for decades to come.

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