assembly Bill A1962

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed $70,000 in cases where their rent is more than one half of their income

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Apr 30, 2018 enacting clause stricken
Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Jan 17, 2017 referred to aging

A1962 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A32
2015-2016: A5553

A1962 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed $70,000 in cases where their rent is more than one-half of their income.

A1962 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1962

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  adding  rent
  protection  for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed
  seventy thousand dollars in cases where their rent is more  than  one-
  half of their income

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

  Section 1. Section 467-b of the real property tax law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. A.  NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, OR
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, AND IN ADDITION TO ANY
EXISTING SENIOR CITIZEN RENT EXEMPTION, THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY  CITY,
TOWN  OR  VILLAGE  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AFTER
PUBLIC HEARING, A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING  FOR  THE
ABATEMENT OF TAXES OF SAID MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IMPOSED ON REAL PROPER-
TY  CONTAINING  A  DWELLING UNIT AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION BY AN AMOUNT
NOT IN EXCESS OF THAT PORTION OF ANY  INCREASE  IN  MAXIMUM  RENT  WHICH
CAUSES  SUCH  MAXIMUM  RENT TO EXCEED ONE-HALF OF THE COMBINED INCOME OF
ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, WHERE: (1) THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD IS  A
PERSON  SIXTY-TWO  YEARS  OF  AGE OR OLDER; AND (2) THE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
DOES NOT EXCEED SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS PER YEAR.
  B. ANY SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL PROVIDE THAT FOR A DWELLING  UNIT
WHERE  THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD QUALIFIES AS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, NO TAX ABATEMENT SHALL  BE
GRANTED  IF THE COMBINED INCOME FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD FOR THE
CURRENT INCOME TAX YEAR EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM INCOME AT WHICH SUCH HEAD OF
THE HOUSEHOLD WOULD NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CASH SUPPLEMENTAL SECURI-
TY INCOME BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW DURING SUCH TAX YEAR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07178-01-7

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