File #: Int 0115-2022    Version: * Name: Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 3/24/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings
Sponsors: Crystal Hudson, Keith Powers , Oswald Feliz, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Gale A. Brewer, Shahana K. Hanif, Shekar Krishnan, Althea V. Stevens, Robert F. Holden, Amanda Farías, Lincoln Restler, Diana I. Ayala, Shaun Abreu, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Kamillah Hanks, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Mercedes Narcisse, Charles Barron, Erik D. Bottcher, Carlina Rivera , Tiffany Cabán
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Summary: During heating season, between October 1 and May 31, owners of residential buildings who are required to provide heat for their tenants must maintain certain minimum temperatures in areas of dwelling units that are used or occupied for living purposes. This bill would increase the minimum daytime (between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.) temperature during heating season from 68 degrees to 70 degrees, and it would increase the nighttime (between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.) temperature from 62 degrees to 66 degrees.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 115, 2. Int. No. 115, 3. March 24, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Committee Report 4/6/22, 5. Hearing Testimony 4/6/22, 6. Hearing Transcript 4/6/22, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-24-22, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 24, 2022

Int. No. 115

 

By Council Members Hudson, Powers, Feliz, Sanchez, Brewer, Hanif, Krishnan, Stevens, Holden, Farías, Restler, Ayala, Abreu, Richardson Jordan, Gutiérrez, Hanks, De La Rosa, Narcisse, Barron, Bottcher, Rivera and Cabán

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 27-2029 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 86 for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:

                     a. During the period from October first through May thirty-first, centrally-supplied heat, in any dwelling in which such heat is required to be provided, shall be furnished so as to maintain, in every portion of such dwelling used or occupied for living purposes:

(1) between the hours of six a.m. and ten p.m., a temperature of at least [sixty-eight] seventy degrees Fahrenheit whenever the outside temperature falls below fifty-five degrees; and

(2) between the hours of ten p.m. and six a.m., a temperature of at least [sixty-two] sixty-six degrees Fahrenheit.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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