Councilmember Zhuang to propose bill to track squatters in NYC

Nadia Galindo

Originally published in News 12 The Bronx on .

Zhuang said she will also soon be proposing a resolution to the city council to get their support behind a new state bill sponsored by Sen. Jessica Scarcella-Spanton.

The bill would change the definition of a tenant, by outlining who qualifies as a squatter, it would extend the time necessary to become a legal tenant from 30 days to 60 days and the bill would also make the act of squatting criminal trespass.

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