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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S1725
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1725 - Details
S1725 - Summary
Provides that a person sixty-two years of age or older, who is a tenant of a dwelling unit located in a building which is located in the city of New York, and who is threatened with eviction because such building is subject to a cooperative or condominium conversion plan, shall be entitled to remain in occupancy of such dwelling unit.
S1725 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1725 TITLE OF BILL: An act to provide continued tenancy for certain non-purchasing senior citizens in the city of New York; and to amend chapter 555 of the laws of 1982 amending the general business law and the administrative code of the city of New York relating to conversion of residential property to cooperative or condominium ownership in the city of New York, in relation to extending the expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide that any citizen, age 62 or older, who has maintained a continued occupancy and is a non-purchasing tenant in a multiple dwelling unit which has been converted to a coop or condominium, pursuant to an eviction plan, will not be subject to an eviction. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill is the legislative intent. Section 2 of the bill extends protections to long residing tenants in instances of condominium and co-operative housing conversions. Section 3 provides for an effective date.
S1725 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1725 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to provide continued tenancy for certain non-purchasing senior citizens in the city of New York; and to amend chapter 555 of the laws of 1982 amending the general business law and the administrative code of the city of New York relating to conversion of residential property to cooperative or condominium ownership in the city of New York, in relation to extending the expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislature hereby finds that due to the special circumstances of senior citizens, a greater degree of care must be taken in preserving the essentials of life for the elderly. In 1982, and again in 1986, the legislature recognized the particular hardship of relo- cation for such persons and extended to eligible senior citizens protection from eviction pursuant to certain cooperative or condominium conversion plans. The legislature hereby finds that greater protection must be afforded to senior citizens currently residing in multiple dwellings subject to a cooperative or condominium conversion plan in the city of New York and threatened with eviction pursuant to an eviction plan. S 2. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, any person who attains the age of sixty-two years or older on or before July 1, 2013, who is and has continuously been since prior to January 1, 1982, a tenant of a dwelling unit located in a building or group of buildings or development in the city of New York subject to a cooperative or condo- minium conversion eviction plan, and who is a non-purchasing tenant and otherwise subject to eviction may remain in occupancy, with all of the rights of non-purchasing tenants as provided in paragraph (c) of subdi- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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