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File #: Int 0823-2015    Version: Name: Reporting on illegal conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/10/2015
Enactment date: 5/30/2017 Law number: 2017/087
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on illegal conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Helen K. Rosenthal, Jumaane D. Williams, Margaret S. Chin, Corey D. Johnson, Ben Kallos, Mark Levine, Vincent J. Gentile, Rosie Mendez, Carlos Menchaca, Antonio Reynoso, James G. Van Bramer, Donovan J. Richards, David G. Greenfield, Mark Treyger, Daniel Dromm , Paul A. Vallone, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings to submit an annual report to the Council on illegal conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 823-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 823, 4. Int. No. 823, 5. June 10, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 10/30/15, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/30/15, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/30/15, 9. Proposed Int. No. 823-A - 5/11/17, 10. Committee Report 5/8/17, 11. Hearing Transcript 5/8/17, 12. May 10, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-10-17, 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Int. No. 823-A (FINAL), 17. Local Law 87, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 10, 2017, 19. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting of May 10, 2017 held on May 24, 2017, 20. 2016 - Report on Illegal Conversions of Dwelling Units from Permanent Residences
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6/2/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/30/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/30/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/2017AYdanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 823-A

By Council Members Rodriguez, Rosenthal, Williams, Chin, Johnson, Kallos, Levine, Gentile, Mendez, Menchaca, Reynoso, Van Bramer, Richards, Greenfield, Treyger, Dromm, Vallone and Barron

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on illegal conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-210.3.1 to read as follows:

§ 28-210.3.1 Reporting on illegal conversions of dwelling units from permanent residences. By no later than September 1 of each year, the department shall, with the cooperation of the mayor’s office of special enforcement and all other relevant city agencies,  submit a report to the council including, but not limited to, the following information for the previous year, disaggregated by council district:

 

1.  The number of complaints received by the department alleging the conversion of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes;

 

2.                      The number of inspections conducted by the city in response to suspected conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes;

 

3.                      The number of notices of violation issued for conversions of dwelling units for other than permanent residence purposes;

 

4.                      The amount of civil penalties imposed for such violations and the amount of such penalties collected;

 

5.  For each inspection resulting in the issuance of a notice of violation:

 

5.1. The name of the owner and the address of the building to which such notice of violation was issued; and

 

5.2. The number and type of violations issued, disaggregated by whether such violations are upheld, pending or dismissed;

 

6.                     For each inspection resulting in the issuance of a notice of violation pursuant to section 28-210.3:

 

6.1. Whether each such notice of violation was classified as immediately hazardous pursuant to item 16 of section 28-201.2.1;

 

6.2.  For each such immediately hazardous violation, whether the notice of violation was for the illegal conversion of more than one dwelling unit or for a second or subsequent offense; and

 

6.3. The number of notices of violation issued pursuant to section 28-210.3 to the building in the five years preceding the submission date of the report.

 

                     § 2.  This local law takes effect immediately. 

 

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