assembly Bill A5177

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 06, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.439
Feb 04, 2014 reported
Jan 27, 2014 reported referred to codes
Jan 14, 2014 committed to housing
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.232
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 19, 2013 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 05, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.33
rules report cal.33
reported
reported referred to rules
Feb 27, 2013 reported referred to codes
Feb 20, 2013 referred to housing

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A5177 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§26-408 & 26-511, NYC Ad Cd; amd §10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A3812
2017-2018: A5771
2019-2020: A5331

A5177 (ACTIVE) - 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: permits recovery of only one unit, and restricts such ability if the tenant has occupied the apartment for twenty or more years.

A5177 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5177

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Housing

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] FIFTEEN years or more, or has an
impairment which results from anatomical, physiological or psychological
conditions, 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
  S 2. Subparagraph (b) of paragraph  9  of  subdivision  c  of  section
26-511  of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to
read as follows:
  (b) where he or she seeks to  recover  possession  of  one  [or  more]
dwelling  [units] UNIT BECAUSE OF IMMEDIATE AND COMPELLING NECESSITY for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09197-01-3

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