assembly Bill A10381

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to suspending evictions of rent regulated tenants in certain situations due to COVID-19

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May 04, 2020 referred to housing

A10381 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Real Property
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A619, S732

A10381 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants when a tenant is forced to spend time away from their residence due to COVID-19 and cannot meet occupancy requirements of one hundred eighty-three days or more.

A10381 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2020

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

AN ACT in relation to suspending evictions for tenants who are forced to
  spend time away from their rent regulated residences and  cannot  meet
  certain occupancy requirements


  Section 1. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, where a tenant has
signed a lease and is occupying a  rent  regulated  residence  and  such
lease requires such tenant to occupy such residence as his or her prima-
ry  residence  for a period of greater than one-half of a calendar year,
or one hundred eighty-three days, and due to COVID-19  such  tenant  has
not  been  able to occupy such residence as his or her primary residence
pursuant to the requirements of such lease, beginning from the  date  of
the  state  of  emergency  declared by executive order 202 that began on
March 7, 2020 until such state of emergency is  lifted  any  days  spent
away  from  such  residence due to COVID-19 shall not be counted towards
any rent regulation occupancy time requirement, and shall not be grounds
for eviction pursuant to chapter 3 of title  26  of  the  administrative
code of the city of New York.
  ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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