assembly Bill A1866

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the NYCHA utility accountability act

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Jan 11, 2021 referred to housing

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A1866 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1603
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402-e, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11152, S9086

A1866 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "NYCHA utility accountability act"; requires the NYCHA to provide a rent reduction to tenants who experience a disruption in utility service.

A1866 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1866
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ANDERSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Housing
 
 AN ACT
   to  amend  the  public housing law, in relation to enacting the "NYCHA
 utility accountability act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "NYCHA utility accountability act".
   § 2. Section 402-e of the public housing law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5.  WHERE  THERE IS A DISRUPTION IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORI-
 TY'S PROVISION OF HEAT,  WATER,  GAS,  OR  ELECTRICITY  SERVICE  TO  ANY
 TENANT,  THE  NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF
 RENT TO BE PAID BY SUCH TENANT FOR THE FOLLOWING MONTH BY THE GREATER OF
 EITHER (A) SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS PER MONTH, ON A PRORATED DAILY BASIS FOR
 EACH DAY SUCH TENANT EXPERIENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT,  WATER,  GAS,  OR
 ELECTRICITY  SERVICE;  OR  (B)  THE  AMOUNT EQUAL TO TEN PERCENT OF SUCH
 TENANT'S PRORATED DAILY COST OF RENT FOR EACH DAY  SUCH  TENANT  EXPERI-
 ENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR ELECTRICITY SERVICE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02490-01-1