assembly Bill A619

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to suspending evictions of rent regulated tenants in certain situations due to COVID-19

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing
Jan 06, 2021 referred to housing

A619 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Real Property
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10381, S8310

A619 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants when a tenant is forced to spend time away from their residence due to COVID-19 and cannot meet occupancy requirements of one hundred eighty-three days or more.

A619 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              January 6, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Housing
 AN ACT in relation to suspending evictions for tenants who are forced to
   spend time away from their rent regulated residences and  cannot  meet
   certain occupancy requirements

   Section 1. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, where a tenant has
 signed a lease and is occupying a  rent  regulated  residence  and  such
 lease requires such tenant to occupy such residence as his or her prima-
 ry  residence  for a period of greater than one-half of a calendar year,
 or one hundred eighty-three days, and due to COVID-19  such  tenant  has
 not  been  able to occupy such residence as his or her primary residence
 pursuant to the requirements of such lease, beginning from the  date  of
 the  state  of  emergency  declared by executive order 202 that began on
 March 7, 2020 until such state of emergency is  lifted  any  days  spent
 away  from  such  residence due to COVID-19 shall not be counted towards
 any rent regulation occupancy time requirement, and shall not be grounds
 for eviction pursuant to chapter 3 of title  26  of  the  administrative
 code of the city of New York.
   ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.