assembly Bill A2436

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that tenants shall be offered the option of a one, two, three or four year renewal lease

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Jan 19, 2021 referred to housing

A2436 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-511, NYC Ad Cd; amd §10, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6567

A2436 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that tenants shall be offered the option of a one, two, three or four year renewal lease.

A2436 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2436
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. NIOU -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Housing
 
 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
 
   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.  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 section 15 of part Q of chapter 39 of
 the laws of 2019, 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
 act, including but not limited to retaliatory  termination  of  periodic
 tenancies and shall require owners to grant a new [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 the local
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.