About CHTU


The Crown Heights Tenant Union (CHTU) is a union of Tenant Associations (TAs) that began meeting in October 2013 in response to rampant gentrification, displacement, and illegal rental overcharges in the neighborhood. There are over 40 buildings in our union that have come together to demand new, stronger protections that guarantee tenants’ rights.

Over the years we have worked together to bring our concerns and demands to our collective landlords and local officials. It is our collective duty as residents of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY to help educate our neighbors and speak up for all those who are unable to.

Join us at one of our upcoming meetings or actions or contact us for more information.

Crown Heights Tenants in Action

Upcoming Actions & Events


CHTU Meetings

Collective Advice
1st Thursday Every Month
6 PM – 7 PM

General Membership Meeting
3rd Thursday Every Month
7 PM – 8:30 PM

Location TBD

Issues & Solutions

CHTU's Fight


Universal Rent Laws


Court Support


Tenant Association Support


Senior-Citizen & Disabled Tenants Rights


Rent History & Right to Repairs

Become a Member

Can the CHTU Count On Your Support & Involvement?

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DISCLAIMER: The Crown Heights Tenant Union will not provide legal advice over the internet, over the phone, or in person. The information on this website is not legal advice but curated information from various New York government agencies and organizations. Finally, the information contained on this website is not guaranteed to be up to date. Therefore, please seek the advice of competent legal counsel licensed in New York.

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