|SAME AS||SAME AS A02124-A|
|Amd S467-b, RPT L|
|Requires notification to certain tenants of the senior citizen rent increase exemption program and the disability rent increase exemption program on monthly rent bills; requires DHCR to develop and distribute information on SCRIE and DRIE for landlords and tenants.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5856 2015-2016 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 9, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to notifying certain tenants of the senior citizen rent increase exemption program and the disability rent increase exemption program The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law 2 is amended by adding a new paragraph i to read as follows: 3 i. (1) the entity administering the program shall develop informa- 4 tional material describing eligibility for and benefits of the senior 5 citizen rent increase exemption program and the disability rent increase 6 exemption program administered pursuant to this section, and, how addi- 7 tional information can be obtained regarding these programs. Such infor- 8 mational material shall be provided to landlords of housing accommo- 9 dations subject to provisions of the local emergency housing rent 10 control act, the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy- 11 four or any local laws enacted pursuant thereto, the emergency housing 12 rent control law, and the rent stabilization law of nineteen hundred 13 sixty-nine. 14 (2) a landlord of any housing accommodation subject to provisions of 15 the local emergency housing rent control act, the emergency tenant 16 protection act of nineteen seventy-four or any local laws enacted pursu- 17 ant thereto, the emergency housing rent control law or the rent stabili- 18 zation law of nineteen hundred sixty-nine shall, at least once annually, 19 including with a new lease and all renewal leases delivered to the occu- 20 pant of such accommodation, provide the informational material describ- 21 ing eligibility for and the benefits of the senior citizen rent increase 22 exemption program and the disability rent increase exemption program, as 23 provided by the entity administering the program pursuant to subpara- 24 graph one of this paragraph. EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04176-05-5S. 5856 2 1 § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall 2 have become a law, provided, however, that the amendments to subdivision 3 3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law made by section one of 4 this act shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be 5 deemed to expire therewith.