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File #: Int 0872-2012    Version: * Name: Information required to be provided upon the signing of a lease.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/13/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the City of New York, in relation to information required to be provided upon the signing of a lease.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Brad S. Lander, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Int. No. 872
 
By Council Members Brewer, Gentile, James, Lander, Palma, Rose, Wills, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito and Dromm
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the City of New York, in relation to information required to be provided upon the signing of a lease.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Article 1 of subchapter two of chapter two of title 27 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 27-2009.2, to read as follows:    
§27-2009.2 Required forms list. a. All leases offered by owners to tenants or prospective tenants must contain a rider, the content of which shall be determined by the department and made available on its website, with a list of notices that may be required to be provided to tenants or prospective tenants at the time of a lease offering. The rider must include, at a minimum, information related to when lead-based paint notices are required under section 27-2056.4 of this code, when bedbug infestation history notices are required under section 27-2018.1 of this code, and when window guard notices are required by the department of health. Such rider must be signed and dated by both the tenant or prospective tenant and the owner.
b. Any owner who fails to provide a lease rider to a tenant or prospective tenant as set forth in subsection a of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty enforceable by the department of at least fifty dollars.
     §2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment into law.
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