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Relates to surcharges for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accommodations subject to rent control.


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March 09, 2020

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Establishes time restrictions for court issued consent orders for work performance to remove or remedy dangerous conditions or building code violations; permits sixty days for consent orders to be performed by an owner, mortgagee, or lienor of record and further restricts such person from using consent orders more than once.


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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February 11, 2020

Passed Senate & Assembly

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Relates to providing recourse for manufactured homeowners in manufactured home parks confronted with unjustifiable rent increases; creates a local option in counties in New York state to provide such protection.


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Sponsor: Rachel May

Prohibits owners, lessors or agents thereof from assessing a lessee any fee for legal services in connection with any operation or rental of a residential unit unless the owner, lessor or agent has the legal authority to do so.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

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