Int. No. 19
By Council Members Mark-Viverito, Dickens, James, Vann, Williams and Chin
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to freezing fees of those applying for J-51 benefits at the time of application.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Part 1 of subchapter 2 of chapter 2 of title 11 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 11-243.1, to read as follows:
§11-243.1 Freezing fees of those applying for J-51 benefits at the time of application. Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any fees charged by the department of housing preservation and development or any other agency to an applicant for benefits pursuant to this subchapter may not be increased for that applicant during the period of time in which such application is being processed irrespective of any general increase in the schedule of fees.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.