senate Bill S1806

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits a county rent guidelines board from establishing rent adjustments for class A dwelling units based on certain considerations

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S1806 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §26-510, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7234A, S5603A

S1806 - Summary

Prohibits a county rent guidelines board from establishing rent adjustments for class A dwelling units based on the current rental cost of a unit or on the amount of time that has elapsed since another rent increase authorized was authorized.

S1806 - Sponsor Memo

S1806 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  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 prohibiting a county rent guidelines board from establish-
  ing rent adjustments for class  A  dwelling  units  based  on  certain


  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision  b  of  section  4  of
section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency
tenant  protection  act  of nineteen seventy-four, as amended by chapter
403 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  A county rent guidelines board shall establish annually guidelines for
rent adjustments which, at its sole discretion may be varied and differ-
ent for and within the several zones and jurisdictions of the board, and
in determining whether rents for housing accommodations as to  which  an
emergency  has  been  declared  pursuant  to this act shall be adjusted,
shall consider among other things (1)  the  economic  condition  of  the
residential  real  estate  industry  in the affected area including such
factors as the prevailing and projected (i) real estate taxes and  sewer
and  water  rates,  (ii)  gross  operating  maintenance costs (including
insurance rates, governmental fees, cost of fuel and labor costs), (iii)
costs and availability of financing (including effective rates of inter-
est), (iv) over-all supply of housing accommodations and over-all vacan-
cy rates, (2) relevant data from  the  current  and  projected  cost  of
living indices for the affected area, (3) such other data as may be made
available to it. As soon as practicable after its creation and thereaft-
er not later than July first of each year, a rent guidelines board shall

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


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