senate Bill S7553

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the NYC housing authority to include a notice informing a prospective tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to the lease or renewal lease

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1057
May 15, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S7553 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8605
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง402, Pub Hous L

S7553 - Summary

Requires the NYC housing authority to include a notice informing a prospective tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to the lease or renewal lease and to provide a form to add the additional legal occupants.

S7553 - Sponsor Memo

S7553 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7553

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 public housing law, in relation to requiring that
  the New York city housing  authority  include  a  notice  informing  a
  prospective  tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to
  the lease or renewal lease, and provide, upon request, a tenant with a
  form to add additional legal occupants

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 of section 402 of the public hous-
ing law are relettered subdivisions 8, 9 and 10 and a new subdivision  7
is added to read as follows:
  7.  A.  THE  NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL INCLUDE, ALONG WITH
EVERY LEASE OR RENEWAL LEASE OFFERED TO A PROSPECTIVE TENANT OR  CURRENT
TENANT,   A   SEPARATE,  CLEAR  AND  CONSPICUOUS  NOTICE,  IN  AT  LEAST
SIXTEEN-POINT BOLDFACE TYPE, CONCERNING  THE  TENANT'S  ABILITY  TO  ADD
ADDITIONAL LEGAL OCCUPANTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT.
  B.  UPON RECEIPT OF A TENANT'S REQUEST FOR A FORM TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL
LEGAL OCCUPANT, THE AUTHORITY SHALL,  WITHIN  SEVEN  DAYS,  PROVIDE  THE
TENANT  WITH  THE  APPROPRIATE  FORM,  ALONG WITH A NOTICE INFORMING THE
TENANT OF THE RIGHT TO CONTEST THE DENIAL OF  ANY  OCCUPANCY  PERMISSION
REQUEST.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13541-02-4

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