senate Bill S6515

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to manufactured home park rental fee increases

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jun 14, 2019 referred to rules

S6515 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5763
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §233, RP L

S6515 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires one year notice for any increase in manufactured home park rental fees, and requires a meeting to be held if such increase would be greater than the percentage increase in the consumer price index.

S6515 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6515 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6515

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to manufactured  home
  park rental fee increases

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision g of section  233  of  the  real
property  law, as amended by chapter 566 of the laws of 1996, is amended
to read as follows:
  3. (I) No fees, charges, assessments or rental fees may  be  increased
by  manufactured home park owner or operator without specifying the date
of implementation of said fees,  charges,  assessments  or  rental  fees
which date shall be no less than:
  (A)  ninety  days  after  written  notice  to  all  manufactured  home
tenants[.] IN THE CASE OF INCREASES TO FEES, CHARGES OR ASSESSMENTS; AND
  (B) ONE YEAR NOTICE BY PERSONAL SERVICE OR CERTIFIED MAIL TO ALL MANU-
FACTURED HOME TENANTS IN THE CASE OF INCREASES TO RENTAL FEES.
  (II) IF A RENTAL FEE INCREASE IS GREATER THAN THE PERCENTAGE  INCREASE
OF  THE  CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AS REPORTED BY THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATIS-
TICS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF  LABOR,  THE  MANUFACTURED  HOME
PARK OWNER SHALL HOLD A MEETING WITH ALL MANUFACTURED HOME TENANTS WITH-
IN  FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY CLAUSE (B) OF SUBPARAGRAPH
(I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH. THE MEETING SHALL BE  HELD  AT  THE  MANUFACTURED
HOME  PARK  COMMUNITY  CENTER,  OR IF THERE IS NO COMMUNITY CENTER OR IF
SUCH COMMUNITY CENTER CANNOT ACCOMMODATE SUCH MEETING, THE MEETING SHALL
BE HELD IN A HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE FACILITY THAT IS NO  MORE  THAN  TWO
MILES  FROM  THE  MANUFACTURED HOME PARK. THE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION OF
THIS MEETING SHALL BE INCLUDED WITH THE NOTICE TO INCREASE  RENTAL  FEES
REQUIRED BY CLAUSE (B) OF SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  (III) Failure on the part of the manufactured home park owner or oper-
ator  to  fully  disclose all fees, charges or assessments shall prevent

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

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