senate Bill S483

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens where their rent is more than one-half of their income

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Mar 31, 2011 committee discharged and committed to housing, construction and community development
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to aging

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S483 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7539
2013-2014: S17
2015-2016: S177
2017-2018: S4951, S8696

S483 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens where their rent is more than one-half of their income; additional protection, not a substitute for rent protection.

S483 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S483 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   483

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  adding  rent
  protection  to  senior citizens where their rent is more than one-half
  of their income

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  467-b of the real property tax law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. A.  NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, OR
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  AND  IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY
EXISTING  SENIOR CITIZEN RENT EXEMPTION, THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY CITY,
TOWN OR VILLAGE IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ADOPT,  AFTER
PUBLIC  HEARING,  A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE
ABATEMENT OF TAXES OF SAID MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IMPOSED ON REAL PROPER-
TY CONTAINING A DWELLING UNIT AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION  BY  AN  AMOUNT
NOT  IN  EXCESS  OF  THAT  PORTION OF ANY INCREASE IN MAXIMUM RENT WHICH
CAUSES SUCH MAXIMUM RENT TO EXCEED ONE-HALF OF THE  COMBINED  INCOME  OF
ALL  MEMBERS  OF  THE  HOUSEHOLD,  WHERE  THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD IS A
PERSON SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  B. ANY SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL PROVIDE THAT FOR A DWELLING  UNIT
WHERE  THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD QUALIFIES AS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, NO TAX ABATEMENT SHALL  BE
GRANTED  IF THE COMBINED INCOME FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD FOR THE
CURRENT INCOME TAX YEAR EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM INCOME AT WHICH SUCH HEAD OF
THE HOUSEHOLD WOULD NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CASH SUPPLEMENTAL SECURI-
TY INCOME BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW DURING SUCH TAX YEAR.
  S 2. Section 467-c of the real property tax law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 13 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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