assembly Bill A7730

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to notice regarding the rent increase exemption for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities programs

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A7730 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6210
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §26-605.2, NYC Ad Cd; amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A719, S512

A7730 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain agencies and individuals to provide notice regarding the rent increase exemption for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities programs to tenants upon the occurrence of certain events.

A7730 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7730

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and  the
  real  property  tax  law,  in  relation  to  notice regarding the rent
  increase exemption for low income elderly  persons  and  persons  with
  disabilities programs

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

  Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
by adding a new section 26-605.2 to read as follows:
  §  26-605.2  REQUIRED NOTICE. (A) A TENANT RESIDING IN A DWELLING UNIT
SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE  FURNISHED  A  NOTICE
INFORMING  SUCH TENANT ABOUT HIS OR HER POTENTIAL ELIGIBILITY FOR A RENT
INCREASE EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER AND THE  REAL  PROPERTY  TAX
LAW.  THE  FORM  AND  CONTENT OF SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE PROMULGATED BY THE
COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE AND SHALL INCLUDE THE STATEMENT:
  "YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO HAVE YOUR RENT FROZEN IF YOU ARE  AGED  62  OR
OVER OR DISABLED, HAVE AN ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME OF $50,000 OR LESS AND
PAY MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF YOUR INCOME TOWARD YOUR RENT. FOR MORE INFOR-
MATION  ABOUT  YOUR  ELIGIBILITY  TO  HAVE YOUR RENT FROZEN, CALL 311 OR
VISIT (INSERT URL OF THE CURRENT WEBSITE OF THE AGENCY DESIGNATED)."
  (B) THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
FURNISHED  BY  THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES OR INDIVIDUALS AT THE SAME TIME AS
THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY THE OCCURRENCE OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
  (1) THE STATE COMMISSIONER OF  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL  SHALL
PROVIDE SUCH NOTICE TO A TENANT IN THE EVENT OF:
  (I)  RECEIPT  OF  AN  APPLICATION FOR A RENT ADJUSTMENT DUE TO A MAJOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT;
  (II) A RENT INCREASE PURSUANT TO SECTION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  THE  PRIVATE
HOUSING FINANCE LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06058-03-9