senate Bill S2891

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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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 30, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S2891 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6567
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
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

S2891 (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.

S2891 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2891 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2891

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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 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

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

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