|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 07, 2019||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S3437
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3437 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
- Law Section:
- New York City Administrative Code
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§26-405 & 26-511, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §4, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
S3437 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3437 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the emergency housing rent control law, in relation to the adjust- ment of maximum allowable rent and requiring the division of housing and community renewal to confirm improvements have been made prior to the approval of rent increases PURPOSE: To hold building owners accountable to making improvements before increasing rent. This bill will ensure the rights of tenants to live in a safe dwelling. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1-4 amends administrative code of the city of New York stating that an owner entitled to a rent increase shall only be entitles to such increase for a period of five years from the date of the adjustment.
S3437 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3437 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 7, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- 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 and the emer- gency housing rent control law, in relation to the adjustment of maxi- mum allowable rent and requiring the division of housing and community renewal to confirm improvements have been made prior to the approval of rent increases THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraphs (e) and (g) of paragraph 1 of subdivision g of section 26-405 of the administrative code of the city of New York, subparagraph (e) as amended by section 15 of part B of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011 and subparagraph (g) as amended by section 31 of part A of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, are amended and a new paragraph 8 is added to read as follows: (e) The landlord and tenant by mutual voluntary written agreement agree to a substantial increase or decrease in dwelling space or a change in the services, furniture, furnishings or equipment provided in the housing accommodations. An adjustment under this subparagraph shall be equal to one-fortieth, in the case of a building with thirty-five or fewer housing accommodations, or one-sixtieth, in the case of a building with more than thirty-five housing accommodations where such adjustment takes effect on or after September twenty-fourth, two thousand eleven, of the total cost incurred by the landlord in providing such modifica- tion or increase in dwelling space, services, furniture, furnishings or equipment, including the cost of installation, but excluding finance charges, provided further that an owner who is entitled to a rent increase pursuant to this subparagraph shall not be entitled to a further rent increase based upon the installation of similar equipment, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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