senate Bill S1921

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to certain housing accommodations by tenants over sixty-two years of age or a tenant with a disability

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


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 17, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S1921 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7702
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §5, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-403 & 26-511, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5840, A8121
2017-2018: S4378, A5064

S1921 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to rent regulated and rent stabilized housing accommodations by tenants over sixty-two years of age or a tenant with a disability.

S1921 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1921 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1921

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HOYLMAN, MONTGOMERY, RIVERA, SERRANO --
  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 emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seven-
  ty-four and the administrative code  of  the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  certain housing accommodations by tenants over sixty-two
  years of age or tenants with a disability

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph 6 of subdivision a of section 5 of section 4 of
chapter 576 of the laws  of  1974,  constituting  the  emergency  tenant
protection  act  of  nineteen seventy-four, as amended by chapter 403 of
the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  (6) housing accommodations owned or operated by a  hospital,  convent,
monastery, asylum, public institution, or college or school dormitory or
any  institution  operated  exclusively  for  charitable  or educational
purposes on a non-profit basis other than those accommodations  occupied
by  a  tenant  on the date such housing accommodation is acquired by any
such institution, [or] which are occupied subsequently by a  tenant  who
is not affiliated with such institution at the time of his initial occu-
pancy, OR WHERE THE HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS ARE OCCUPIED BY A NON-AFFILI-
ATED TENANT WHO IS SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR BY A NON-AFFILIAT-
ED  TENANT  WHO  SUFFERS  FROM  A  DISABILITY  AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW;
  § 2. Paragraph 10 of subdivision a of section 5 of section 4 of  chap-
ter  576  of  the  laws  of  1974,  constituting  the  emergency  tenant
protection act of nineteen seventy-four, is amended to read as follows:
  (10) housing accommodations  in  buildings  operated  exclusively  for
charitable  purposes on a non-profit basis, UNLESS SUCH HOUSING ACCOMMO-
DATIONS ARE OCCUPIED BY A TENANT WHO IS SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR  OLDER
OR  BY  A NON-AFFILIATED TENANT WHO SUFFERS FROM A DISABILITY AS DEFINED

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

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