assembly Bill A5882

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the adjustment of maximum allowable rent where any modification, increase or improvement is made to accommodate the needs of a disabled tenant

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing
Mar 01, 2021 referred to housing

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A5882 (ACTIVE) - Details

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:
2015-2016: A9814
2017-2018: A1937
2019-2020: A917, A5629

A5882 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the adjustment of maximum allowable rent where any modification, increase or improvement is made to accommodate the needs of a disabled tenant; defines disabled tenant.

A5882 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5882
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. JOYNER, SIMON -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Housing
 
 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 prohibiting the adjust-
   ment  of  maximum  allowable  rent where any modification, increase or
   improvement is made to accommodate the needs of a disabled tenant
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (e) of paragraph 1 of subdivision g of section
 26-405 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by
 section  20  of  part Q of chapter 39 of the laws of 2019, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (e) The landlord and tenant  by  mutual  voluntary  written  agreement
 demonstrating  informed  consent  agree  to  a  substantial  increase or
 decrease in dwelling space or a  change  in  furniture,  furnishings  or
 equipment  provided  in  the housing accommodations. An adjustment under
 this subparagraph shall be equal to one-one hundred sixty-eighth, in the
 case of a building with thirty-five or fewer housing  accommodations  or
 one-one hundred eightieth in the case of a building with more than thir-
 ty-five  housing  accommodations  where  such temporary adjustment takes
 effect on or after the effective date of [the] chapter THIRTY-SIX of the
 laws of two thousand nineteen that amended  this  subparagraph,  of  the
 total  actual cost incurred by the landlord in providing such reasonable
 and verifiable modification or increase in  dwelling  space,  furniture,
 furnishings,  or  equipment,  including  the  cost  of  installation but
 excluding finance charges and any costs  that  exceed  reasonable  costs
 established  by  rules  and  regulations  promulgated by the division of
 housing and community renewal. Such rules and regulations shall include:
 (i) requirements for work to be done by licensed contractors and prohib-
 it common ownership between the landlord and the contractor  or  vendor;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.