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File #: Int 1809-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring landlords to obtain and provide tenants with the previous six years of rental history.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 11/26/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring landlords to obtain and provide tenants with the previous six years of rental history
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require owners of multiple dwellings to obtain at least the previous six years rent history from the department of housing and community renewal for each dwelling unit, if available, and provide such information to the current tenant of each such dwelling unit.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1809, 2. Int. No. 1809, 3. November 26, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-26-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 26, 2019

Int. No. 1809

 

By Council Members Levine and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring landlords to obtain and provide tenants with the previous six years of rental history

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision g of section 27-2005 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 113 for the year 2019, is amended to read as follows:

g. The owner of a multiple dwelling shall obtain for each dwelling unit, where available, a minimum of the previous [four] six years of rent amounts from the New York state division of housing and community renewal, and provide such rent amounts to the current tenant of such dwelling unit.

§ 2. This local law takes effect on the same date that local law number 113 for the year 2019 takes effect.

 

AS

LS # 11364

06/12/19