Senate Bill S1610

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to certain notice requirements; and prohibits landlords from including incorrect information re rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals pertaining to units in the Affordable New York Housing Program

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

Do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.
Actions
Votes

2023-S1610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A245
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-j, RP L; amd §421-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5651, A7990
2021-2022: S76, A641

2023-S1610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain notice requirements; prohibits landlords from including incorrect information relating to rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals thereof; requires the standardization of certain notices pertaining to units subject to the Affordable New York Housing Program.

2023-S1610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S1610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1610
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law,  in  relation  to  violations  of
   certain  notice  requirements; and to amend the real property tax law,
   in relation to prohibiting landlords from including incorrect informa-
   tion relating to rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals thereof
   and requires the standardization  of  certain  notices  pertaining  to
   units subject to the Affordable New York Housing Program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 235-j to read as follows:
   § 235-J. WILLFUL VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS. A LANDLORD
 OR  ANY  PERSON  ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE LANDLORD WHO WILLFULLY INCLUDES
 INFORMATION HE OR SHE KNOWS TO BE MISLEADING OR INCORRECT INFORMATION IN
 ANY NOTICE PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF  PARAGRAPH  (F)  OR
 FAILS  TO  PROVIDE THE STANDARDIZED RIDER PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (F-1) OF
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE-A OF THE REAL PROPER-
 TY TAX LAW IS GUILTY OF A VIOLATION PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF ONE THOUSAND
 DOLLARS.
   § 2. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (f) of subdivision  2  of  section
 421-a  of  the  real  property tax law, as amended by chapter 289 of the
 laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
   (ii) with respect to units which become subject to the  provisions  of
 this  section  after  the  effective date of this subparagraph, such tax
 benefit period as provided in the opening paragraph of this paragraph or
 applicable law or act shall have  expired  and  either  each  lease  and
 renewal thereof for such unit for the tenant in residence at the time of
 such  decontrol  has  included  a  notice  in at least twelve point type
 informing such tenant that the unit shall become subject to such  decon-
 trol  upon  the expiration of such tax benefit period as provided in the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00673-01-3
              

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.