The Greater Syracuse Tenants Network (Tenants Network) supports housing in Central New York by assisting low-income tenants to obtain and preserve safe and affordable rental housing. Its approach is to organize tenants into associations at individual low-income properties to represent their interests with the management, supervisory agencies such as DHCR and HUD, and in community forums. The key to this approach is providing leadership development training, information, education and counseling to tenant leaders and individuals, who then become the leaders of the tenant associations. The Tenants Network provides counseling, outreach and referrals to assist tenants to transition into home ownership. It conducts training for landlords and human service workers.