assembly Bill A2118

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to individuals with disabilities being able to terminate their leases when moving to a residence of a family member or entering certain facilities

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2019 signed chap.320
Oct 01, 2019 delivered to governor
May 29, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.494
substituted for s3891
Apr 29, 2019 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.182
Apr 09, 2019 reported
Mar 26, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 22, 2019 referred to housing

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A2118 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3891
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §227-a, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6028, S4970

A2118 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to individuals with disabilities being able to terminate their leases when moving to a residence of a family member or entering certain facilities.

A2118 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2118

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. HUNTER, WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Housing

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to  individuals  with
  disabilities  being  able  to  terminate their leases when moving to a
  residence of a family member or entering certain facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 227-a of the real property law, as amended by chap-
ter  313  of  the  laws  of 1999, subdivision 2 as separately amended by
chapter 314 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  § 227-a. Termination of residential lease by senior citizens OR  INDI-
VIDUALS  WITH  A  DISABILITY moving to a residence of a family member or
entering certain health care facilities, adult care facilities or  hous-
ing  projects.  1.  In  any  lease or rental agreement covering premises
occupied for dwelling purposes in which  a  lessee  or  tenant  has  (A)
attained  the  age  of sixty-two years or older, or will attain such age
during the term of such lease or rental agreement OR (B) IS AN  INDIVID-
UAL WITH A "DISABILITY", AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION
TWO  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE LAW or a husband or wife OR
DEPENDENT of such a person residing with him  or  her,  there  shall  be
implied  a  covenant  by  the  lessor  or owner to permit such lessee or
tenant: [(a)] (I) who is certified by a physician as no longer able, for
medical reasons, to live independently in such  premises  and  requiring
assistance  with  instrumental  activities  of  daily living or personal
activities of daily living, and who will move to a residence of a member
of his or her family, or [(b)] (II) who is notified of his or her oppor-
tunity to commence occupancy in an adult care facility  (as  defined  in
subdivision twenty-one of section two of the social services law) except
for  a  shelter  for  adults  (as defined in subdivision twenty-three of
section two of such law), a residential health care facility (as defined
in section two thousand eight hundred one of the public health law),  or
a housing unit which receives substantial assistance of grants, loans or
subsidies from any federal, state or local agency or instrumentality, or
any  not-for-profit  philanthropic  organization  one  of  whose primary

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