|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2019||referred to housing|
assembly Bill A4349
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen De La Rosa
A4349 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §26-511, NYC Ad Cd
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A465, S2251
2011-2012: A1364, S448
2013-2014: A5473, S1775
2015-2016: A3809, S2828
2017-2018: A741, A6285, S3712, S6527
A4349 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits an owner from adjusting the amount of preferential rent, rent charged and paid by the tenant which is less than the legal regulated rent for the housing accommodation, upon the renewal of a lease; only allows the owner to make such adjustments upon a vacancy which is not the result of the failure of the owner to maintain a habitable residence.
A4349 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4349 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, DE LA ROSA, WALKER, L. ROSENTHAL, BARRON, DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, CARROLL, SIMON, ROZIC, SEAWRIGHT, EPSTEIN, JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing AN ACT to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seven- ty-four and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the regulation of rents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a-2) of section 10 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, as amended by section 11 of part A of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: (a-2) [Provides that where] WHERE the amount of rent charged to and paid by the tenant is less than the legal regulated rent for the housing accommodation, the amount of rent for such housing accommodation which may be charged [upon renewal or] upon vacancy thereof, may, at the option of the owner, be based upon such previously established legal regulated rent, as adjusted by the most recent applicable guidelines increases and other increases authorized by law; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT FOR BUILDINGS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO THIS STATUTE BY VIRTUE OF A REGULATORY AGREEMENT WITH A LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND WHICH BUILDINGS RECEIVE FEDERAL PROJECT BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTERED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT OR A STATE OR LOCAL SECTION EIGHT ADMINISTERING AGENCY, WHERE THE RENT SET BY THE FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY IS LESS THAN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT FOR THE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION, THE AMOUNT OF RENT FOR SUCH HOUSING ACCOMMODATION WHICH MAY BE CHARGED UPON RENEWAL OR UPON VACANCY THEREOF, MAY, AT THE OPTION OF THE OWNER, BE BASED UPON SUCH PREVIOUSLY ESTAB- LISHED LEGAL REGULATED RENT, AS ADJUSTED BY THE MOST RECENT APPLICABLE GUIDELINES INCREASES AND OTHER INCREASES AUTHORIZED BY LAW; AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT SUCH VACANCY SHALL NOT BE CAUSED BY THE FAILURE OF THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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