|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 08, 2019||referred to housing|
assembly Bill A5331
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
A5331 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- New York City Administrative Code
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§26-408 & 26-511, NYC Ad Cd; amd §10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
A5331 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord; limits a landlord's ability to take possession of units for their own primary residence: permits recovery of only one unit, and restricts such ability if the tenant has occupied the apartment for fifteen or more years.
A5331 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5331 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 8, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, DE LA ROSA, WALKER, L. ROSENTHAL, BARRON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the emer- gency housing rent control law, in relation to recovery of certain housing accommodations by a landlord THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision b of section 26-408 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows: (1) The landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of a hous- ing accommodation because of immediate and compelling necessity for his or her own personal use and occupancy AS HIS OR HER PRIMARY RESIDENCE or for the use and occupancy of his or her immediate family AS THEIR PRIMA- RY RESIDENCE provided, however, that this subdivision shall PERMIT RECOVERY OF ONLY ONE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION AND SHALL not apply where a member of the household lawfully occupying the housing accommodation is sixty-two years of age or older, has been a tenant in a housing accommo- dation in that building for [twenty] FIFTEEN years or more, or has an impairment which results from anatomical, physiological or psychological conditions, other than addiction to alcohol, gambling, or any controlled substance, which are demonstrable by medically acceptable clinical and laboratory diagnostic techniques, and which are expected to be permanent and which prevent the tenant from engaging in any substantial gainful employment; or § 2. Subparagraph (b) of paragraph 9 of subdivision c of section 26-511 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows: (b) where he or she seeks to recover possession of one [or more] dwelling [units] UNIT BECAUSE OF IMMEDIATE AND COMPELLING NECESSITY for EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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