assembly Bill A6567

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that tenants shall be offered the option of a one, two, three or four year renewal lease; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing
Mar 12, 2019 referred to housing

A6567 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2891
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-511, rpld §26-511 sub c ¶5-a, NYC Ad Cd; amd §10, rpld §10 sub (a-1), Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2436

A6567 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that tenants shall be offered the option of a one, two, three or four year renewal lease; repeals certain provisions relating to the increase in rent for such renewal leases.

A6567 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6567

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 12, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and  the
  emergency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in relation
  to the duration of renewal leases; and to repeal certain provisions of
  such laws relating to the increase in rent for such renewal leases

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  4  of  subdivision  c of section 26-511 of the
administrative code of the city of  New  York  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (4)  includes provisions requiring owners to grant a [one or two] ONE,
TWO, THREE OR FOUR year vacancy or renewal lease at the  option  of  the
tenant  except  where  a  mortgage or mortgage commitment existing as of
April first, nineteen hundred sixty-nine, provides  that  the  mortgagor
shall not grant a one year lease;
  §  2. Paragraph 5-a of subdivision c of section 26-511 of the adminis-
trative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.
  § 3. Subdivision a of section 10 of section 4 of chapter  576  of  the
laws  of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of nine-
teen seventy-four, as amended by chapter 234 of the  laws  of  1984,  is
amended to read as follows:
  a.  For  cities having a population of less than one million and towns
and villages, the state division of housing and community renewal  shall
be  empowered  to  implement  this  act by appropriate regulations. Such
regulations may encompass such speculative or manipulative practices  or
renting or leasing practices as the state division of housing and commu-
nity  renewal determines constitute or are likely to cause circumvention
of this act. Such regulations shall prohibit practices which are  likely
to prevent any person from asserting any right or remedy granted by this
act,  including  but  not limited to retaliatory termination of periodic

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