senate Bill S6828

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to interim multiple dwelling units

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jun 21, 2017 referred to rules


S6828 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§281, 282, 282-a & 284, Mult Dwell L

S6828 - Summary

Amends the definition of interim multiple dwelling units; authorizes claims originating in the loft board to be brought in civil court; amends how rents in interim dwelling units are controlled; subjects cooperative and condominium units to certain rent regulations.

S6828 - Sponsor Memo

S6828 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 21, 2017

Introduced  by  Sens. DILAN, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to interim multi-
  ple dwellings


  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 281 of the multiple dwelling law,
as amended by chapter 4 of the laws of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
  5.  (A)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of paragraphs (i), (iii) and
(iv) of subdivision two of this section, but subject to  paragraphs  (i)
and (ii) of subdivision one of this section and paragraph (ii) of subdi-
vision  two  of this section, the term "interim multiple dwelling" shall
include buildings, structures or portions thereof that are located in  a
city  of  more than one million persons which were occupied for residen-
tial purposes as the residence or home of any  three  or  more  families
living independently from one another for a period of twelve consecutive
months  during  the period commencing January first, two thousand eight,
and ending December thirty-first, two thousand nine, provided  that  the
unit SEEKING COVERAGE:  is not located in a [basement or] cellar and has
at  least  one  entrance  that  does not require passage through another
residential unit to obtain access to the unit, [has at least one  window
opening onto a street or a lawful yard or court as defined in the zoning
resolution  for  such municipality,] and is at least four hundred square
feet in area.
  (B) The term "interim multiple dwelling" as used in  this  subdivision
shall  not  include  [(i)]  any  building in an industrial business zone
established pursuant to chapter six-D of title twenty-two of the  admin-
istrative  code  of  the  city of New York except that a building in the
Williamsburg/Greenpoint or North Brooklyn industrial business zones  and
a  building  located  in that portion of the Long Island city industrial

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


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