senate Bill S9086

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the NYCHA utility accountability act

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Nov 09, 2020 referred to rules

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S9086 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11152
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402-e, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1603, A1866

S9086 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "NYCHA utility accountability act"; requires the NYCHA to provide a rent reduction to tenants who experience a disruption in utility service.

S9086 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9086 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9086
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             November 9, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  BENJAMIN,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON, SALAZAR,
   SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
   ed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public housing law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
   "NYCHA utility accountability act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "NYCHA utility accountability act".
   §  2.  Section  402-e of the public housing law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. WHERE THERE IS A DISRUPTION IN THE NEW YORK CITY  HOUSING  AUTHORI-
 TY'S  PROVISION  OF  HEAT,  WATER,  GAS,  OR  ELECTRICITY SERVICE TO ANY
 TENANT, THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL REDUCE THE  AMOUNT  OF
 RENT TO BE PAID BY SUCH TENANT FOR THE FOLLOWING MONTH BY THE GREATER OF
 EITHER (A) SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS PER MONTH, ON A PRORATED DAILY BASIS FOR
 EACH  DAY  SUCH  TENANT EXPERIENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR
 ELECTRICITY SERVICE; OR (B) THE AMOUNT EQUAL  TO  TEN  PERCENT  OF  SUCH
 TENANT'S  PRORATED  DAILY  COST OF RENT FOR EACH DAY SUCH TENANT EXPERI-
 ENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR ELECTRICITY SERVICE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17518-05-0


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