senate Bill S185

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to rent increases after vacancy of a housing accommodation; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S185 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2351
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Rpld §26-511 sub c ¶5-a, amd §§26-512 & 26-403.2, NYC Ad Cd; rpld §10 sub (a-1), amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §1, Chap 21 of 1962
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1332, A463
2011-2012: S2699, A1309
2013-2014: S1040, A7343
2015-2016: S951, A5567
2017-2018: S1593, A954, A9815

S185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Repeals provisions permitting rent increases after vacancy of a housing accommodation.

S185 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   185

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, COMRIE, GIANAR-
  IS, HOYLMAN, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MAYER,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,
  RIVERA, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the administrative code of the city of New York, the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, the emergen-
  cy housing rent control law and the local emergency rent control  act,
  in  relation  to  rent  increases  after vacancy of a housing accommo-
  dation; and to repeal certain provisions of the administrative code of
  the city of New York and the emergency tenant protection act of  nine-
  teen seventy-four relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 5-a of subdivision c of  section  26-511  of  the
administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.
  §  2.  Subdivision  (a-1) of section 10 of section 4 of chapter 576 of
the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant  protection  act  of
nineteen seventy-four is REPEALED.
  § 3. Subdivision f of section 26-512 of the administrative code of the
city  of  New  York,  as  added  by  chapter 116 of the laws of 1997, is
amended to read as follows:
  f. Notwithstanding any provision of this law to the  contrary  in  the
case where all tenants named in a lease have permanently vacated a hous-
ing accommodation and a family member of such tenant or tenants is enti-
tled  to  and  executes a renewal lease for the housing accommodation if
such accommodation continues to be subject to this law after such family
member vacates, on the occurrence of such vacancy  the  legal  regulated
rent  shall  be increased by a sum equal to the allowance then in effect
for vacancy leases[, including the amount allowed by paragraph  (five-a)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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