assembly Bill A5763

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to manufactured home park rental fee increases

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Jun 04, 2019 held for consideration in housing
Feb 19, 2019 referred to housing

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A5763 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6515
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §233, RP L

A5763 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires one year notice for any increase in manufactured home park rental fees, and requires a meeting to be held if such increase would be greater than the percentage increase in the consumer price index.

A5763 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5763

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to manufactured home
  park rental fee increases

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  3  of subdivision g of section 233 of the real
property law, as amended by chapter 566 of the laws of 1996, is  amended
to read as follows:
  3.  (I)  No fees, charges, assessments or rental fees may be increased
by manufactured home park owner or operator without specifying the  date
of  implementation  of  said  fees,  charges, assessments or rental fees
which date shall be no less than:
  (A)  ninety  days  after  written  notice  to  all  manufactured  home
tenants[.] IN THE CASE OF INCREASES TO FEES, CHARGES OR ASSESSMENTS; AND
  (B) ONE YEAR NOTICE BY PERSONAL SERVICE OR CERTIFIED MAIL TO ALL MANU-
FACTURED HOME TENANTS IN THE CASE OF INCREASES TO RENTAL FEES.
  (II)  IF A RENTAL FEE INCREASE IS GREATER THAN THE PERCENTAGE INCREASE
OF THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AS REPORTED BY THE BUREAU OF  LABOR  STATIS-
TICS  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, THE MANUFACTURED HOME
PARK OWNER SHALL HOLD A MEETING WITH ALL MANUFACTURED HOME TENANTS WITH-
IN FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY CLAUSE (B) OF  SUBPARAGRAPH
(I)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH.  THE MEETING SHALL BE HELD AT THE MANUFACTURED
HOME PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, OR IF THERE IS NO  COMMUNITY  CENTER  OR  IF
SUCH COMMUNITY CENTER CANNOT ACCOMMODATE SUCH MEETING, THE MEETING SHALL
BE  HELD  IN  A HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE FACILITY THAT IS NO MORE THAN TWO
MILES FROM THE MANUFACTURED HOME PARK. THE DATE, TIME  AND  LOCATION  OF
THIS  MEETING  SHALL BE INCLUDED WITH THE NOTICE TO INCREASE RENTAL FEES
REQUIRED BY CLAUSE (B) OF SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  (III) Failure on the part of the manufactured home park owner or oper-
ator to fully disclose all fees, charges or  assessments  shall  prevent

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

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