assembly Bill A719

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to notice regarding the rent increase exemption for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities programs

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

A719 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S512
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §26-605.2, NYC Ad Cd; amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7730, S6210

A719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain agencies and individuals to provide notice regarding the rent increase exemption for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities programs to tenants upon the occurrence of certain events.

A719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    719
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and  the
   real  property  tax  law,  in  relation  to  notice regarding the rent
   increase exemption for low income elderly  persons  and  persons  with
   disabilities programs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
 by adding a new section 26-605.2 to read as follows:
   §  26-605.2  REQUIRED NOTICE. (A) A TENANT RESIDING IN A DWELLING UNIT
 SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE  FURNISHED  A  NOTICE
 INFORMING  SUCH TENANT ABOUT HIS OR HER POTENTIAL ELIGIBILITY FOR A RENT
 INCREASE EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER AND THE  REAL  PROPERTY  TAX
 LAW.  THE  FORM  AND  CONTENT OF SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE PROMULGATED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE AND SHALL INCLUDE THE STATEMENT:
   "YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO HAVE YOUR RENT FROZEN IF YOU ARE  AGED  62  OR
 OVER OR DISABLED, HAVE AN ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME OF $50,000 OR LESS AND
 PAY MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF YOUR INCOME TOWARD YOUR RENT. FOR MORE INFOR-
 MATION  ABOUT  YOUR  ELIGIBILITY  TO  HAVE YOUR RENT FROZEN, CALL 311 OR
 VISIT (INSERT URL OF THE CURRENT WEBSITE OF THE AGENCY DESIGNATED)."
   (B) THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
 FURNISHED  BY  THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES OR INDIVIDUALS AT THE SAME TIME AS
 THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY THE OCCURRENCE OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
   (1) THE STATE COMMISSIONER OF  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL  SHALL
 PROVIDE SUCH NOTICE TO A TENANT IN THE EVENT OF:
   (I)  RECEIPT  OF  AN  APPLICATION FOR A RENT ADJUSTMENT DUE TO A MAJOR
 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT;
   (II) A RENT INCREASE PURSUANT TO SECTION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  THE  PRIVATE
 HOUSING FINANCE LAW;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets