senate Bill S6473

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for high income decontrol of housing accommodations based upon the average annual income of the tenants for the previous 2 years

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 02, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2012 1st report cal.605
Feb 13, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 30, 2012 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2012

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S6473 - Details

Law Section:
Emergency Housing Rent Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2 & 2-a, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §§5 & 5-a, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-403, 26-403.1, 26-504.1 & 26-504.3, NYC Ad Cd

S6473 - Summary

Provides for high income decontrol of rent regulated housing accommodations based upon the average annual income of the tenants for the previous two years.

S6473 - Sponsor Memo

S6473 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6473

                            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 emergency housing rent control law, the emergency
  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the  administrative
  code  of the city of New York, in relation to high income decontrol of
  rent regulated housing accommodations

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (m) of subdivision 2 of section
2 of chapter 274 of the laws of 1946, constituting the emergency housing
rent  control  law,  as amended by section 31 of part B of chapter 97 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) are occupied by persons who have a total AVERAGE annual income, as
defined in and subject to the  limitations  and  process  set  forth  in
section  two-a of this law, in excess of the deregulation income thresh-
old as defined in section two-a of this law [in each  of]  FOR  the  two
preceding calendar years;
  S  2.  Subdivision  (b)  and  paragraphs 1 and 2 of subdivision (c) of
section 2-a of chapter 274 of the laws of 1946, constituting  the  emer-
gency  housing  rent  control law, as amended by section 32 of part B of
chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
  (b) On or before the first day of May in each calendar year, the owner
of each housing accommodation for which the maximum monthly rent  equals
or  exceeds  the  deregulation  rent threshold may provide the tenant or
tenants residing therein with an income certification form  prepared  by
the  division  of  housing and community renewal on which such tenant or
tenants shall identify all persons referred to  in  subdivision  (a)  of
this  section  and  shall  certify whether the total annual income is in
excess of the deregulation income threshold in each of the two preceding
calendar years. Such income certification  form  shall  state  that  the
income  level  certified to by the tenant may be subject to verification
by the department of  taxation  and  finance  pursuant  to  section  one
hundred seventy-one-b of the tax law and shall not require disclosure of

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