assembly Bill A2682

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing recourse for manufactured homeowners in manufactured home parks confronted with unjustifiable rent increases

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.213
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.394
May 16, 2017 reported
May 09, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 20, 2017 referred to judiciary



A2682 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §233, add §233-b, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4851, S6920
2011-2012: A5029, S3177
2013-2014: A3351, S2905
2015-2016: A6269, S4436
2019-2020: A5247, S5436

A2682 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing recourse for manufactured homeowners in manufactured home parks confronted with unjustifiable rent increases; creates a local option in counties in New York state to provide such protection.

A2682 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3231                                                  A. 2682

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2017

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A.  THIELE,  GRAF,  JAFFEE,  PALUMBO,
  WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. SKARTADOS -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to providing recourse
  for manufactured  homeowners  in  manufactured  home  parks,  who  are
  confronted with unjustifiable rent increases


  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature  finds  and  declares
  (a) Factors unique to home ownership in manufactured home parks in New
York  state  require  that  the  owners  of  such  manufactured homes be
protected from involuntary forfeiture of their homes due to unreasonable
increases in lot rent.
  (b) Homeownership in such manufactured home parks differs  from  other
forms  of  homeownership as well as from the traditional landlord-tenant
relationship. Unlike other homeowners, because the manufactured homeown-
ers do not control the land on which  their  manufactured  homes  exist,
they  have  no  control  over  this substantial portion of their housing
  (c) Vacant lots on which to place an existing  manufactured  home  are
extremely  rare in New York state, and the cost of relocating a manufac-
tured home, even if such a vacancy exists,  is  prohibitively  high  and
threatens the structural integrity of many manufactured homes.
  (d)  The  manufactured  homeowners'  total  lack  of  bargaining power
disrupts the normal operation of market forces and renders such manufac-
tured homeowners captive to whatever  terms  a  manufactured  home  park

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