senate Bill S1774

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawful tenancies under the emergency tenant protection act of 1974

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S1774 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6684
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Add §5-b, amd §12, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-512 & 26-516, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S406
2009-2010: S8283

S1774 - Summary

Relates to unlawful tenancies under the emergency tenant protection act of 1974; prohibits owners from entering or renewing leases where such owner has reason to know that such tenant will not occupy the housing accommodation as his or her primary residence.

S1774 - Sponsor Memo

S1774 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1774

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- 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 tenant protection act of nineteen seven-
  ty-four and the administrative code  of  the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to leasing to business and other entities

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

  Section 1. Section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of  1974  constituting
the  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four is amended
by adding a new section 5-b to read as follows:
  S 5-B. TENANCY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS ACT
OR THE PROVISIONS OF ANY CONTRACT, LEASE OR RENTAL AGREEMENT,  NO  OWNER
OR ANY AGENT THEREOF SHALL ENTER INTO A LEASE, OR OTHER RENTAL AGREEMENT
FOR  OCCUPANCY  OF A VACANT HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THIS ACT IF
THE OWNER OR ANY AGENT THEREOF HAS REASON TO KNOW THAT THE  TENANT  WILL
NOT OCCUPY THE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION AS HIS OR HER PRIMARY RESIDENCE, OR
THE  TENANT IS A CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, OR OTHER BUSINESS OR NOT-FOR-
PROFIT ENTITY, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IF THE TENANT (I) IS A  NOT-FOR-PROFIT
CORPORATION,  PURSUANT  TO  THE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION LAW, THAT IS
SOLELY ENGAGED IN ACTIVITIES TO PROVIDE HOUSING AND  ADDITIONAL  SUPPORT
SERVICES, IF ANY, TO LOW-INCOME OR VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF THE POPULATION,
AS  DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMU-
NITY RENEWAL, OR (II) IS A CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP  OR  OTHER  BUSINESS
THAT  IS PROVIDING AN OFFICER, PARTNER, EMPLOYEE OR OTHER NATURAL PERSON
PARTICIPATING IN THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS WITH A DWELLING  UNIT,  WHICH
SHALL  BE  OCCUPIED  AS  THE INDIVIDUAL'S PRIMARY RESIDENCE, AN OWNER OR
AGENT THEREOF MAY ENTER INTO A LEASE,  OR  OTHER  RENTAL  AGREEMENT  FOR
OCCUPANCY OF A VACANT HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THIS ACT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01742-01-3

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