senate Bill S951

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to rent increases after vacancy of a housing accommodation; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development
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S951 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Rpld §26-511 sub c ¶5-a, amd §§26-512 & 26-403.2, NYC Ad Cd; rpld §10 sub (a-1), amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §1, Chap 21 of 1962
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1332, A463
2011-2012: S2699, A1309
2013-2014: S1040, A7343
2017-2018: S1593, A954, A9815
2019-2020: S185, A2351

S951 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Repeals provisions permitting rent increases after vacancy of a housing accommodation.

S951 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S951 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015

Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, PERKINS -- 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,  the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, the emergen-
  cy  housing rent control law and the local emergency rent control act,
  in relation to rent increases after  vacancy  of  a  housing  accommo-
  dation; and to repeal certain provisions of the administrative code of
  the  city of New York and the emergency tenant protection act of nine-
  teen seventy-four relating thereto


  Section  1.  Paragraph  5-a  of subdivision c of section 26-511 of the
administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.
  S 2. Subdivision (a-1) of section 10 of section 4 of  chapter  576  of
the  laws  of  1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of
nineteen seventy-four is REPEALED.
  S 3. Subdivision f of section 26-512 of the administrative code of the
city of New York, as added by chapter  116  of  the  laws  of  1997,  is
amended to read as follows:
  f.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this law to the contrary in the
case where all tenants named in a lease have permanently vacated a hous-
ing accommodation and a family member of such tenant or tenants is enti-
tled to and executes a renewal lease for the  housing  accommodation  if
such accommodation continues to be subject to this law after such family
member  vacates,  on  the occurrence of such vacancy the legal regulated
rent shall be increased by a sum equal to the allowance then  in  effect
for  vacancy leases[, including the amount allowed by paragraph (five-a)
of subdivision c of section 26-511 of this law]. Such increase shall  be
in addition to any other increases provided for in this law including an
adjustment  based  upon  a  major  capital improvement, or a substantial
modification or increase of dwelling space or services, or  installation
of  new  equipment  or  improvements  or  new  furniture  or furnishings
provided in or to the housing accommodation pursuant to  section  26-511


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