Vouchers are supposed to help tenants find a home in cities with limited affordable housing options. The vast majority of landlords in NYC are required by law to accept vouchers. And yet, New Yorkers are turned down for housing opportunities every day.Unlock NYC's free mobile tools help those with vouchers record phone calls and create a paper trail when landlords illegally turn them away. Visit WeUnlock.NYC for more information.
Unlock NYC is a tech nonprofit majority-led by women who have experienced housing discrimination due to having rental assistance vouchers. Unlock NYC also connects citizens to government agencies and other resources to exercise their rights and find housing. With data, they help enable advocates, attorneys, and the city to understand housing trends, develop policies that protect tenants to open doors for more New Yorkers.