senate Bill S4937

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing any dwelling with a certificate authorizing occupancy as a Class B hotel to also authorize occupancy of such units in such dwelling for permanent residence purposes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Feb 18, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

S4937 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6262
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, Mult Dwell L

S4937 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes any dwelling with a certificate authorizing occupancy as a Class B hotel to also authorize occupancy of such units in such dwelling for permanent residence purposes.

S4937 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4937 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4937
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community Development
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to authorizing
   any dwelling with a certificate authorizing occupancy  as  a  Class  B
   hotel  to  also authorize occupancy of such units in such dwelling for
   permanent residence purposes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  301  of  the multiple dwelling law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7. ANY CERTIFICATE BY THE DEPARTMENT AUTHORIZING OCCUPANCY OF A DWELL-
 ING AS A CLASS B HOTEL SHALL ALSO AUTHORIZE OCCUPANCY OF UNITS  IN  SUCH
 DWELLING  FOR  PERMANENT  RESIDENCE  PURPOSES,  WHERE (A) SUCH UNITS ARE
 OPERATED BY A HOUSING PROVIDER THAT HAD BEEN  PRE-QUALIFIED  TO  OPERATE
 HOUSING  IN  CLASS B HOTELS BY A LOCAL HOUSING AGENCY AND SUCH UNITS ARE
 RENTED TO LOW- OR MODERATE-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS PURSUANT  TO  A  REGULATORY
 AGREEMENT  OR CONTRACT WITH A LOCAL OR STATE AGENCY, AND (B) ANY PORTION
 OF SUCH A DWELLING IS LOCATED WITHIN EIGHT HUNDRED FEET  OF  A  DISTRICT
 THAT  UNDER  THE LOCAL ZONING REGULATIONS OR ORDINANCES PERMITS RESIDEN-
 TIAL USES, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY STATE
 LAW, LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE, RESOLUTION OR REGULATION THAT WOULD HAVE  (1)
 PROHIBITED  SUCH  OCCUPANCY,  (2) REQUIRED A CHANGE OR ALTERATION TO THE
 DWELLING, OR (3) REQUIRED A NEW OR AMENDED CERTIFICATE. EACH  TENANT  OF
 SUCH UNIT SHALL BE SUBJECT TO EITHER THE RENT STABILIZATION LAW OF NINE-
 TEEN  HUNDRED SIXTY-NINE OR THE EMERGENCY TENANT PROTECTION ACT OF NINE-
 TEEN SEVENTY-FOUR, OR BOTH, IF APPLICABLE TO THE LOCALITY.   ALTERATIONS
 TO  ANY SUCH DWELLING MAY INCLUDE THE CREATION OF MULTI-ROOM SUITES, THE
 ADDITION OF COOKING FACILITIES OR ACCESSORY  SPACES,  AND  SHALL  COMPLY
 WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE  REQUIREMENTS OF ANY STATE   LAW, LOCAL LAW, ORDI-
 NANCE, RESOLUTION OR REGULATION RELATING TO CLASS B HOTELS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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