|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to housing|
assembly Bill A1509
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Robert C. Carroll
A1509 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1509 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits an owner from adjusting the amount of preferential rent, rent charged and paid by the tenant which is less than the legal regulated rent for the housing accommodation, upon the renewal of a lease; only allows the owner to make such adjustments upon a vacancy which is not the result of the failure of the owner to maintain a habitable residence.
A1509 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1509 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BICHOTTE, CARROLL, HYNDMAN, L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, JOYNER, GOTTFRIED, PICHARDO, ABINANTI, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing AN ACT to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seven- ty-four and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the regulation of rents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a-2) of section 10 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, as amended by section 11 of part A of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: (a-2) Provides that where the amount of rent charged to and paid by the tenant is less than the legal regulated rent for the housing accom- modation, the amount of rent for such housing accommodation which may be charged [upon renewal or] upon vacancy thereof, may, at the option of the owner, be based upon such previously established legal regulated rent, as adjusted by the most recent applicable guidelines increases and other increases authorized by law; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH VACANCY SHALL NOT BE CAUSED BY THE FAILURE OF THE OWNER OR AN AGENT OF THE OWNER, TO MAINTAIN THE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE-B OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW. Such housing accommo- dation shall be excluded from the provisions of this act pursuant to paragraph thirteen of subdivision a of section five of this act when subsequent to vacancy: (i) such legal regulated rent is two thousand five hundred dollars per month, or more, for any housing accommodation that is, or becomes, vacant after the effective date of the rent act of 2011 but prior to the effective date of the rent act of 2015 or (ii) such legal regulated rent is two thousand seven hundred dollars per month or more for any housing accommodation that is or becomes vacant on EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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