senate Bill S7554A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the NYC housing authority to provide a notice of opportunity to meet to discuss possible termination of tenancy when an occupant is aged 62 years or older

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1568
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2014 print number 7554a
amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
May 15, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S7554 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8818B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §402-c, Pub Hous L

S7554 - Summary

Requires the NYC housing authority to provide a notice of opportunity to meet to discuss possible termination of tenancy when an occupant is aged 62 years or older.

S7554 - Sponsor Memo

S7554 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7554

                            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 the New
  York city housing authority to provide elderly tenants adequate notice
  of termination of tenancy proceedings

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

  Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a  new  section
402-c to read as follows:
  S  402-C.  TERMINATION OF TENANCY NOTICE. 1. THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING
AUTHORITY SHALL PERSONALLY SERVE AN ADULT MEMBER OF A HOUSEHOLD HAVING A
LEGAL OCCUPANT OF RECORD AGE SIXTY-TWO OR OLDER, AND MAIL TO THE  HOUSE-
HOLD  UNIT  BY  CERTIFIED,  FIRST-CLASS MAIL, ANY TERMINATION OF TENANCY
NOTICE BEFORE ANY TERMINATION OF TENANCY HEARING.   SUCH TERMINATION  OF
TENANCY  NOTICE SHALL AFFORD SUCH HOUSEHOLD AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS ADVANCE
NOTICE OF THE DATE FIXED FOR A TERMINATION OF TENANCY HEARING.
  2. ANY TERMINATION OF TENANCY NOTICE PERSONALLY SERVED UPON  AN  ADULT
MEMBER OF A HOUSEHOLD HAVING A LEGAL OCCUPANT OF RECORD AGE SIXTY-TWO OR
OLDER,  OR MAILED TO SUCH HOUSEHOLD UNIT BY CERTIFIED, FIRST-CLASS MAIL,
SHALL NOTIFY SUCH TENANTS OF THE  RIGHT  TO  MEET  WITH  AN  APPROPRIATE
AUTHORITY  PROJECT MANAGER, OR AGENT THEREOF, TO DISCUSS THE TERMINATION
OF TENANCY. THE PROJECT MANAGER, OR AGENT THEREOF, SHALL ENSURE THAT  NO
SUCH  MEETING  SHALL  TAKE  PLACE  MORE  THAN  SEVEN DAYS AFTER PERSONAL
SERVICE OF THE TERMINATION OF TENANCY  NOTICE,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THE
MEETING  MAY  OCCUR  UP  TO  FOURTEEN  DAYS AFTER PERSONAL SERVICE IF SO
REQUESTED BY A TENANT.
  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.
                                                           LBD13883-03-4

Co-Sponsors

S7554A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8818B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §402-c, Pub Hous L

S7554A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the NYC housing authority to provide a notice of opportunity to meet to discuss possible termination of tenancy when an occupant is aged 62 years or older.

S7554A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7554A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7554--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Housing,
  Construction  and  Community Development -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to requiring the New
  York  city housing authority to provide elderly tenants with notice of
  opportunity to meet to discuss possible termination of tenancy

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

  Section  1.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new section
402-c to read as follows:
  S 402-C. NOTICE OF PRE-TERMINATION MEETING. 1. WHEN THE NEW YORK  CITY
HOUSING  AUTHORITY MAILS NOTICE OF A PRE-TERMINATION MEETING TO A HOUSE-
HOLD HAVING AN AUTHORIZED OCCUPANT OVER THE AGE OF SIXTY-TWO YEARS, SUCH
AUTHORITY SHALL INCLUDE WITH SUCH NOTICE A NOTIFICATION THAT THE  TENANT
LESSEE  HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET WITH THE PROPERTY MANAGER, OR HIS OR
HER DESIGNEE, TO DISCUSS  THE  POSSIBLE  TERMINATION  OF  TENANCY.  SUCH
NOTICE SHALL BE MAILED TO SUCH HOUSEHOLDS BY CERTIFIED AND REGULAR MAIL.
  2.  THE  PROPERTY  MANAGER, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, SHALL SCHEDULE THE
PRE-TERMINATION MEETING NO MORE THAN SEVEN DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF  MAIL-
ING  OF  THE  NOTICE OF PRE-TERMINATION MEETING; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
THE MEETING MAY OCCUR UP TO FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF  MAILING  IF
SO  REQUESTED  BY  A TENANT LESSEE. SUCH PRE-TERMINATION NOTICE SHALL BE
MAILED AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE THE DATE FIXED FOR A  TERMINATION
OF  TENANCY  HEARING  BEFORE A HEARING OFFICER, EXCEPT THAT THE NEW YORK
CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY MAY GIVE NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN DAYS NOTICE BEFORE
THE DATE FIXED FOR A TERMINATION OF TENANCY  HEARING  BEFORE  A  HEARING
OFFICER IF THE CHARGES ARE BASED ON NON-DESIRABILITY.
  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.
                                                           LBD13883-08-4

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