assembly Bill A7046

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the statewide tenant protection act of 2019

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Apr 04, 2019 referred to housing

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A7046 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5040
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2 & 14, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974

A7046 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the statewide tenant protection act of 2019; expands rent and eviction protections statewide.

A7046 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 5040                                                  A. 7046

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by Sens. BRESLIN, BIAGGI, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN,
  JACKSON, KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, METZGER, MYRIE, RIVERA, SALAZAR, THOMAS --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development

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

AN ACT to establish the "statewide tenant protection act of  2019";  and
  to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four,
  in relation to expanding rent and eviction protections statewide

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "statewide tenant protection act of 2019."
  §  2.  Section  2  of  section  4  of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974,
constituting the emergency tenant protection act  of  nineteen  seventy-
four, is amended to read as follows:
  §  2.  Legislative  finding. The legislature hereby finds and declares
that a serious public emergency continues to exist in the housing  of  a
considerable  number of persons in the state of New York which emergency
was at its inception created by war, the effects of war and  the  after-
math  of  hostilities, that such emergency necessitated the intervention
of federal, state and local government in order to prevent  speculative,
unwarranted  and  abnormal  increases  in rents; that there continues to
exist in many areas of the state an acute shortage of  housing  accommo-
dations  caused  by  continued  high demand, attributable in part to new
household formations and decreased supply, in large measure attributable
to reduced availability of federal subsidies,  and  increased  costs  of
construction  and  other inflationary factors; that a substantial number
of persons residing in housing not presently subject to  the  provisions
of THIS ACT OR the emergency housing rent control law or the local emer-

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

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