senate Bill S6210

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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S6210 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7730
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
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:
S512, A719

S6210 (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.

S6210 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6210

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

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.

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