senate Bill S2078

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes an increase in the rent of a rent regulated housing accommodation when the tenants vacate and family members of such tenants renew the lease

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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
Jan 21, 2015 referred to housing, construction and community development

S2078 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§26-403.2 & 26-512, NYC Ad Cd; 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:
2011-2012: S6472
2013-2014: S3672

S2078 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes an increase in the rent of a rent regulated housing accommodation when the tenants vacate and family members of such tenants renew the lease.

S2078 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2078 (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 21, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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  housing  rent
  control  act, in relation to rent increases for rent regulated housing
  accommodations upon succession of the tenants


  Section  1. Section 26-403.2 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:
  S  26-403.2  Increase in maximum collectable rent. Notwithstanding any
provision of this law to the contrary, in the  case  where  all  tenants
occupying  the  housing  accommodation  on  the  effective  date of this
section have vacated the housing accommodation and a  family  member  of
such  vacating  tenant or tenants is entitled to and continues to occupy
the housing accommodation subject to the protections of  this  law,  [if
such accommodation continues to be subject to this law after such family
member vacates,] on the occurrence of such vacancy the maximum collecta-
increased by a sum equal to the allowance then  in  effect  for  vacancy
leases  for housing accommodations covered by the rent stabilization law
of nineteen hundred sixty-nine, including the amount  allowed  by  para-
graph  five-a  of  subdivision  c  of  section  26-511 of such law. This
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 increase or decrease in dwelling space or a change in
the services, furniture, furnishings or equipment provided in the  hous-
ing  accommodation, pursuant to section 26-405 of this law [and shall be

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


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