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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S1774
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S1774 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1774 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to leasing to business and other entities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require that the primary resident of a rent-regulated unit be a natural person. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974, adding a new section 5-b, requiring that a Rent Stabilized unit be occupied as a primary residence by a natural person. If the tenant is a corporate or other entity, the occupant must be a natural person who is a current or retired employee of the entity. Section 2 amends the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 § 12 (a) (3) (i), authorizing the commissioner to impose civil penalties on Parties that violate section 1 of this act. Section 3 amends the Administrative Code of the City of New York §26-512, adding a new subdivision g, prohibiting a landlord from
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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