The Village of New Paltz is considering a “just cause” eviction law that would require automatic lease renewals and prohibit landlords from evicting tenants unless there is “just cause” for the eviction. referral.
The village held its first public hearing on August 11 after the measure was introduced in July. Deputy Mayor Alexandria Wojcik drafted the bill, which she says will be amended after a public comment period that could last until September. In New Paltz, 73 percent of residents are renters.