|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 05, 2012||referred to housing|
delivered to assembly
|May 02, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 01, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 30, 2012||1st report cal.604|
|Feb 13, 2012||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S6472
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6472 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6472 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6472 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, the emergency housing rent control law and the local emergency housing rent control act, in relation to rent increases for rent regulated hous- ing accommodations upon succession of the tenants PURPOSE: This bill would allow property owners of rent regulated prop- erties, in instances where a family member has succeeded to the prior tenant's tenancy, to obtain vacancy increases and other increases which would have been authorized had the succeeding tenant not been a family member. The bill also provides for a one time right of family succession. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the emergency housing rent control law, the emergency tenant protection act of 1974 and the admin- istrative code of the city of New York to authorize property owners to treat instances where family members succeed to the tenancy of a rent regulated apartment upon the permanent departure of the initial tenant as a vacancy for the purposes of rent increases. This bill amends the provisions of the Rent Regulation Reform Act which permits these increases upon the second, as opposed to the initial, succession. JUSTIFICATION: In every rental situation outside of rent control and rent stabilization, a property owner who enters into a lease with the
S6472 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6472 I N S E N A T E February 13, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, the emergen- cy housing rent control law and the local emergency housing rent control act, in relation to rent increases for rent regulated housing accommodations upon succession of the tenants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 26-403.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by chapter 116 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: S 26-403.2 Increase in maximum collectable rent. Notwithstanding any provision of this law to the contrary, in the case where all tenants occupying the housing accommodation on the effective date of this section have vacated the housing accommodation and a family member of such vacating tenant or tenants is entitled to and continues to occupy the housing accommodation subject to the protections of this law, [if such accommodation continues to be subject to this law after such family member vacates,] on the occurrence of such vacancy the maximum collecta- ble rent OF SUCH FAMILY MEMBER OF SUCH TENANT OR TENANTS shall be increased by a sum equal to the allowance then in effect for vacancy leases for housing accommodations covered by the rent stabilization law of nineteen hundred sixty-nine, including the amount allowed by para- graph five-a of subdivision c of section 26-511 of such law. This increase shall be in addition to any other increases provided for in this law including an adjustment based upon a major capital improvement, or a substantial increase or decrease in dwelling space or a change in the services, furniture, furnishings or equipment provided in the hous- ing accommodation, pursuant to section 26-405 of this law [and shall be applicable in like manner to each second subsequent succession]. WHERE ALL TENANTS NAMED IN A LEASE HAVE PERMANENTLY VACATED A HOUSING ACCOMMO- DATION AND A FAMILY MEMBER OF SUCH TENANT OR TENANTS HAS EXECUTED A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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