senate Bill S9154A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Ends the major capital improvement program; creates the guaranteed habitability protections program; creates a guaranteed habitability protections tax credit; ends rent increases for major capital improvements

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 31, 2018 print number 9154a
Aug 31, 2018 amend and recommit to rules
Aug 24, 2018 referred to rules

S9154 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L; amd §§4 & 5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §§6 & 10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-403.2, 26-405, 26-407, 26-511 & 26-512, NYC Ad Cd

S9154 - Summary

Eliminates the department of homes and community renewal's major capital improvement program; creates the guaranteed habitability protections program within the department of homes and community renewal; creates a guaranteed habitability protections tax credit; eliminates rent increases to pay for major capital improvements.

S9154 - Bill Text download pdf


          

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S9154A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L; amd §§4 & 5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §§6 & 10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-403.2, 26-405, 26-407, 26-511 & 26-512, NYC Ad Cd

S9154A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates the department of homes and community renewal's major capital improvement program; creates the guaranteed habitability protections program within the department of homes and community renewal; creates a guaranteed habitability protections tax credit; eliminates rent increases to pay for major capital improvements.

S9154A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9154A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9154--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 24, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT eliminating the department of homes and community renewal's major
  capital improvement  program;  creating  the  guaranteed  habitability
  protections  program  within  the  department  of  homes and community
  renewal; to amend the tax law, in relation to  creating  a  guaranteed
  habitability  protections tax credit; to amend chapter 274 of the laws
  of 1946, constituting the emergency  housing  rent  control  law,  the
  emergency  tenant  protection  act  of  nineteen  seventy-four and the
  administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to  eliminat-
  ing rent increases to pay for major capital improvements

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

  Section 1. (a) The department of homes and community renewal shall end
the major capital improvement program. All increases  to  rents  allowed
during  the  life  of  the  major  capital  improvement program shall be
repealed upon petition from a tenant, all  applications  pending  review
for  the  major capital improvement program shall be denied, and no rent
increases shall be allowed under the major capital improvement program.
  (b) The department of homes and community renewal, upon repealing  any
increase  in  rent  under  the  major capital improvement program, shall
require that the rent is reduced by an  amount  equal  to  that  of  the
increase  allowed  under  the  major capital improvement program in that
instance for all current tenants affected  by  such  increase  provided,
however,  that  no  rent  shall  be  reduced to an amount lower than the
amount such rent was ten years or more in the past. This rent  shall  be
considered the legal rent and shall no longer by a preferential rent.
  (c)  The  department of homes and community renewal shall require that
any increase in a tenant's security deposit due to an increase  in  rent
under  the  major capital improvement program be repaid to the tenant by
the landlord within thirty days of such repeal.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16373-06-8

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