senate Bill S9127

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to short-term property rentals

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Jun 29, 2018 referred to rules

S9127 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §238-a, RP L

S9127 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires property owners who use 1 or 2 family dwellings for short term rentals to certify that such property does not have any pending violations of the housing and/or building codes.

S9127 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9127 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9127

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 29, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to short-term proper-
  ty rentals

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

  Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
238-a to read as follows:
  § 238-A. SHORT-TERM RENTAL; CERTIFICATION OF NO VIOLATIONS. 1.   WHEN-
EVER  USED  IN  THIS SECTION THE TERM "SHORT-TERM RENTAL" SHALL MEAN THE
RENTING OF A PROPERTY OF A TERM OF THIRTY DAYS OR LESS.
  2. A PROPERTY OWNER WHO USES THEIR PROPERTY CONSISTING OF A ONE OR TWO
FAMILY DWELLING FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  A  SHORT-TERM  RENTAL  MUST  FIRST
CERTIFY WITH THE LOCAL MUNICIPAL AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION OVER THE PROP-
ERTY  BEING  RENTED  THAT THERE ARE NO PENDING VIOLATIONS OF THE HOUSING
AND/OR BUILDING CODES EXISTING ON THE PROPERTY. EACH SUCH  CERTIFICATION
SHALL  BE  VALID FOR NINETY DAYS. IF THE PROPERTY OWNER DOES NOT CERTIFY
OR CERTIFIES AND IS FOUND TO HAVE A PENDING VIOLATION WHEN USING A PROP-
ERTY FOR A SHORT-TERM RENTAL, THE PROPERTY OWNER SHALL BE LIABLE  FOR  A
CIVIL  PENALTY  OF  NOT  MORE  THAN  ONE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  FOR A FIRST
VIOLATION, FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A SECOND  VIOLATION,  AND  SEVENTY-
FIVE  HUNDRED DOLLARS AND/OR AN ORDER TO VACATE FOR THE THIRD AND SUBSE-
QUENT VIOLATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13350-01-7

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