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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S3176
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S3176 - Details
S3176 - Summary
Relates to renewal of a lease under the stabilization code promulgated by the real estate industry stabilization association; defines demolish.
S3176 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3176 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to renewal of a lease under the stabilization code PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to clarify the original intent of the Rent Stabilization Law and to prohibit land- lords from circumventing the demolition provision included in the Rent Stabilization Law. Landlords are attempting to circumvent rent stabili- zation by applying for a demolition permit in order to move tenants out; when their real purpose is to do a gut rehab so they can lease the apartments for higher rents. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill constitutes a provision where the owner has established to the satisfaction of the division of housing and community renewal after a hearing that he or she intends in good faith to demolish the building and has obtained a permit thereof from the department of buildings. Section 2 provides for an immediate effective date with qualifications. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: This bill would amend Subparagraph (a) of paragraph 9 of subdivision c of section 26-511 of the administrative code of the city of New York, constituting a
S3176 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3176 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA -- 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 administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to renewal of a lease under the stabilization code THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (a) 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: (a) (1) where [he or she] THE OWNER HAS ESTABLISHED TO THE SATISFAC- TION OF THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, AFTER A HEARING AT WHICH ALL PARTIES MAY PRESENT EVIDENCE THAT THE SUBJECT BUILDING IS IN A SUBSTANDARD OR SERIOUSLY DETERIORATED CONDITION, AND THAT THE OWNER intends in good faith to demolish the building and [has obtained a permit therefor from the department of buildings] SUBMITS PROOF PRIOR TO FILING THE APPLICATION WITH THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL THAT PLANS AND IF POSSIBLE, THE NECESSARY PERMITS, FOR THE UNDERTAKING HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY AND OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS. SUCH APPLICATION SHALL BE FILED AT LEAST NINETY DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE LEASE TERM; FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBPARA- GRAPH, "DEMOLISH" MEANS THE COMPLETE RAZING OF THE ENTIRE BUILDING, INCLUDING ALL EXTERIOR WALLS, IN ORDER TO CONSTRUCT A NEW BUILDING WITH THE SAME OR GREATER NUMBER OF RENTAL HOUSING UNITS; (2) THE ORDER GRANTING THE OWNER'S DEMOLITION APPLICATION SHALL PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER MUST, AT THE TENANT'S OPTION, EITHER: (I) RELO- CATE THE TENANT TO AN EQUIVALENT OR SUPERIOR RENT STABILIZED HOUSING ACCOMMODATION IN A CLOSELY PROXIMATE AREA, OR IF A NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IS BEING CONSTRUCTED ON THE SITE PROVIDE THE TENANT WITH SUIT- ABLE INTERIM HOUSING AT NO ADDITIONAL COST UNTIL A UNIT IS AVAILABLE IN THE NEW BUILDING; PROVIDE THAT THE AMOUNT OF RENT CHARGED FOR THE UNIT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00870-01-3
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