|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Apr 05, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S81
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S81 - Details
S81 - Summary
Relates to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord; limits a landlord's ability to take possession of units for their own primary residence, permit recovery of only one unit, and restrict such ability if the tenant has occupied the apartment for twenty or more years.
S81 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S81 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 and the emergency housing rent control law, in relation to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to expand tenant protections by limiting a landlord's ability to take possession of units for their own personal use. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would limit a landlord's ability to take possession of units for their own primary residence to cases of immediate and compelling necessity, permit recovery of only one unit, and restrict such ability if the tenant has occupied the apartment for twenty or more years. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER:
S81 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 81 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SQUADRON, ADAMS, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER, PARKER, PERKINS, SERRANO, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 and the emer- gency housing rent control law, in relation to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision b of section 26-408 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows: (1) The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of a hous- ing accommodation because of immediate and compelling necessity for his or her own personal use and occupancy AS HIS OR HER PRIMARY RESIDENCE or for the use and occupancy of his or her immediate family AS THEIR PRIMA- RY RESIDENCE provided, however, that this subdivision shall PERMIT RECOVERY OF ONLY ONE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION AND SHALL not apply where a member of the household lawfully occupying the housing accommodation is sixty-two years of age or older, has been a tenant in a housing accommo- dation in that building for twenty years or more, or has an impairment which results from anatomical, physiological or psychological condi- tions, other than addiction to alcohol, gambling, or any controlled substance, which are demonstrable by medically acceptable clinical and laboratory diagnostic techniques, and which are expected to be permanent and which prevent the tenant from engaging in any substantial gainful employment; or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00443-01-1
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