assembly Bill A954

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.370
May 16, 2017 reported
Jan 10, 2017 referred to housing


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A954 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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: A463, S1332
2011-2012: A1309, S2699
2013-2014: A7343, S1040
2015-2016: A5567, S951
2019-2020: A2351, S185

A954 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A954 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  ORTIZ,  MOSLEY, DAVILA, PICHARDO,
  GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing

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administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.
  §  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nineteen seventy-four is REPEALED.
  § 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