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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/8/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 347-B, Attachments - Int. No. 918-A, Attachments - Int. No. 924-A, Attachments - Int. No. 926-A, Attachments - Int. No. 930-A, Attachments - Int. No. 931-B, Attachments - Int. No. 936-A, Attachments - Int. No. 938-A, Attachments - Int. No. 939-A, Attachments - Int. No. 940-A, Attachments - Int. No. 944-A, Attachments - Int. No. 960-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1133-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1523-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1530-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1548-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1549-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1556-A
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Int 0347-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 347-BRemedies for the breach of the duty of an owner to refrain from harassment of tenants.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants who prevail in harassment cases to collect compensatory damages (or $1,000) from the offending landlord, in addition to attorneys’ fees and costs. This bill also allows a court to issue punitive damages for such violations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0347-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Remedies for the breach of the duty of an owner to refrain from harassment of tenants.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants who prevail in harassment cases to collect compensatory damages (or $1,000) from the offending landlord, in addition to attorneys’ fees and costs. This bill also allows a court to issue punitive damages for such violations.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0347-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Remedies for the breach of the duty of an owner to refrain from harassment of tenants.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants who prevail in harassment cases to collect compensatory damages (or $1,000) from the offending landlord, in addition to attorneys’ fees and costs. This bill also allows a court to issue punitive damages for such violations.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0347-2014 BHelen K. Rosenthal  Remedies for the breach of the duty of an owner to refrain from harassment of tenants.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants who prevail in harassment cases to collect compensatory damages (or $1,000) from the offending landlord, in addition to attorneys’ fees and costs. This bill also allows a court to issue punitive damages for such violations.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0918-2015 *Margaret S. Chin Proposed Int. No. 918-AProfessionally certified applications for construction document approval and final inspections of permitted work.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to audit 25% of professionally certified applications for rent-regulated buildings, affordable housing projects or multiple dwellings which are the subject of a rent overcharge application and which are at least 25% occupied, on a monthly basis. This bill would also prohibit professional certified applications where buildings are listed on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website as having been subject to a finding of harassment.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2015 *Margaret S. Chin  Professionally certified applications for construction document approval and final inspections of permitted work.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to audit 25% of professionally certified applications for rent-regulated buildings, affordable housing projects or multiple dwellings which are the subject of a rent overcharge application and which are at least 25% occupied, on a monthly basis. This bill would also prohibit professional certified applications where buildings are listed on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website as having been subject to a finding of harassment.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2015 *Margaret S. Chin  Professionally certified applications for construction document approval and final inspections of permitted work.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to audit 25% of professionally certified applications for rent-regulated buildings, affordable housing projects or multiple dwellings which are the subject of a rent overcharge application and which are at least 25% occupied, on a monthly basis. This bill would also prohibit professional certified applications where buildings are listed on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website as having been subject to a finding of harassment.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0918-2015 AMargaret S. Chin  Professionally certified applications for construction document approval and final inspections of permitted work.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to audit 25% of professionally certified applications for rent-regulated buildings, affordable housing projects or multiple dwellings which are the subject of a rent overcharge application and which are at least 25% occupied, on a monthly basis. This bill would also prohibit professional certified applications where buildings are listed on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website as having been subject to a finding of harassment.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0924-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 924-AVacate ordersIntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to include the date by which an owner must certify the correction of any and all violations along with a written vacate order.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0924-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Vacate ordersIntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to include the date by which an owner must certify the correction of any and all violations along with a written vacate order.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0924-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Vacate ordersIntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to include the date by which an owner must certify the correction of any and all violations along with a written vacate order.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0924-2015 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Vacate ordersIntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to include the date by which an owner must certify the correction of any and all violations along with a written vacate order.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0926-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick Proposed Int. No. 926-ACreating a task force on construction work in occupied multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force consisting of members appointed by the New York City Department of Buildings, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Environmental Protection, the City Council, and the Mayor. Among its primary functions, the task force would evaluate the current practices of the individual agencies represented in the task force with regards to construction and renovation by landlords in occupied residential buildings, publish a report of its findings, and provide recommendations to improve inter-agency coordination and sharing of information.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0926-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Creating a task force on construction work in occupied multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force consisting of members appointed by the New York City Department of Buildings, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Environmental Protection, the City Council, and the Mayor. Among its primary functions, the task force would evaluate the current practices of the individual agencies represented in the task force with regards to construction and renovation by landlords in occupied residential buildings, publish a report of its findings, and provide recommendations to improve inter-agency coordination and sharing of information.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0926-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Creating a task force on construction work in occupied multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force consisting of members appointed by the New York City Department of Buildings, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Environmental Protection, the City Council, and the Mayor. Among its primary functions, the task force would evaluate the current practices of the individual agencies represented in the task force with regards to construction and renovation by landlords in occupied residential buildings, publish a report of its findings, and provide recommendations to improve inter-agency coordination and sharing of information.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0926-2015 ADaniel R. Garodnick  Creating a task force on construction work in occupied multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force consisting of members appointed by the New York City Department of Buildings, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Environmental Protection, the City Council, and the Mayor. Among its primary functions, the task force would evaluate the current practices of the individual agencies represented in the task force with regards to construction and renovation by landlords in occupied residential buildings, publish a report of its findings, and provide recommendations to improve inter-agency coordination and sharing of information.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0930-2015 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 930-ADistressed buildings subject to foreclosure by action in rem.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of distressed to include buildings which are subject to Environmental Control Board (ECB) judgments as a result of building code violations in the amount of a lien to value ratio equal to or greater than 25%. This bill would also require the Department of Finance to report on tax lien activities as a result of ECB debt, including the number of buildings subject to tax liens for ECB judgment debts, the location of the buildings, the number of dwelling units in each building, and recommendations for whether a 25 percent lien to value ratio is an appropriate threshold for property to be considered distressed.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0930-2015 *Ben Kallos  Distressed buildings subject to foreclosure by action in rem.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of distressed to include buildings which are subject to Environmental Control Board (ECB) judgments as a result of building code violations in the amount of a lien to value ratio equal to or greater than 25%. This bill would also require the Department of Finance to report on tax lien activities as a result of ECB debt, including the number of buildings subject to tax liens for ECB judgment debts, the location of the buildings, the number of dwelling units in each building, and recommendations for whether a 25 percent lien to value ratio is an appropriate threshold for property to be considered distressed.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0930-2015 *Ben Kallos  Distressed buildings subject to foreclosure by action in rem.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of distressed to include buildings which are subject to Environmental Control Board (ECB) judgments as a result of building code violations in the amount of a lien to value ratio equal to or greater than 25%. This bill would also require the Department of Finance to report on tax lien activities as a result of ECB debt, including the number of buildings subject to tax liens for ECB judgment debts, the location of the buildings, the number of dwelling units in each building, and recommendations for whether a 25 percent lien to value ratio is an appropriate threshold for property to be considered distressed.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0930-2015 ABen Kallos  Distressed buildings subject to foreclosure by action in rem.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of distressed to include buildings which are subject to Environmental Control Board (ECB) judgments as a result of building code violations in the amount of a lien to value ratio equal to or greater than 25%. This bill would also require the Department of Finance to report on tax lien activities as a result of ECB debt, including the number of buildings subject to tax liens for ECB judgment debts, the location of the buildings, the number of dwelling units in each building, and recommendations for whether a 25 percent lien to value ratio is an appropriate threshold for property to be considered distressed.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0931-2015 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 931-BBuilding violations adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to impose tax liens on buildings which contain 20 or more dwelling units where the total value of all such judgments against the building is $60,000 or more, or a building which contains between 6 and 19 dwelling units, where the value of the judgments is $30,000 or more. The bill contains exceptions for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s preservation projects.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0931-2015 *Ben Kallos  Building violations adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to impose tax liens on buildings which contain 20 or more dwelling units where the total value of all such judgments against the building is $60,000 or more, or a building which contains between 6 and 19 dwelling units, where the value of the judgments is $30,000 or more. The bill contains exceptions for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s preservation projects.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0931-2015 *Ben Kallos  Building violations adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to impose tax liens on buildings which contain 20 or more dwelling units where the total value of all such judgments against the building is $60,000 or more, or a building which contains between 6 and 19 dwelling units, where the value of the judgments is $30,000 or more. The bill contains exceptions for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s preservation projects.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0931-2015 BBen Kallos  Building violations adjudicated before the office of administrative trials and hearings.IntroductionThis bill would allow the city to impose tax liens on buildings which contain 20 or more dwelling units where the total value of all such judgments against the building is $60,000 or more, or a building which contains between 6 and 19 dwelling units, where the value of the judgments is $30,000 or more. The bill contains exceptions for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s preservation projects.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0936-2015 *Mark Levine Proposed Int. No. 936-ATenant protection plans.IntroductionThis bill amends the information that must be included in tenant protection plans, which are required when construction work will take place in an occupied residential building, and prescribes measures that the Department of Buildings (DOB) and owners must take in order to ensure compliance with the tenant protection plan. The bill would also require that DOB perform inspections to ensure that sites are complying with their applicable tenant protection plans.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0936-2015 *Mark Levine  Tenant protection plans.IntroductionThis bill amends the information that must be included in tenant protection plans, which are required when construction work will take place in an occupied residential building, and prescribes measures that the Department of Buildings (DOB) and owners must take in order to ensure compliance with the tenant protection plan. The bill would also require that DOB perform inspections to ensure that sites are complying with their applicable tenant protection plans.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0936-2015 *Mark Levine  Tenant protection plans.IntroductionThis bill amends the information that must be included in tenant protection plans, which are required when construction work will take place in an occupied residential building, and prescribes measures that the Department of Buildings (DOB) and owners must take in order to ensure compliance with the tenant protection plan. The bill would also require that DOB perform inspections to ensure that sites are complying with their applicable tenant protection plans.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0936-2015 AMark Levine  Tenant protection plans.IntroductionThis bill amends the information that must be included in tenant protection plans, which are required when construction work will take place in an occupied residential building, and prescribes measures that the Department of Buildings (DOB) and owners must take in order to ensure compliance with the tenant protection plan. The bill would also require that DOB perform inspections to ensure that sites are complying with their applicable tenant protection plans.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0938-2015 *Antonio Reynoso Proposed Int. No. 938-ARequiring increased oversight of construction contractors who have engaged in work without a required permit.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to compile and maintain a watch list of contractors who have been found to have performed work without a required permit in the preceding two years. The bill would also require DOB to engage in increased oversight of any worksite where a contractor included on the watch list performs work. The bill also would provide a timeline under which a contractor could be removed from the watch list.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0938-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Requiring increased oversight of construction contractors who have engaged in work without a required permit.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to compile and maintain a watch list of contractors who have been found to have performed work without a required permit in the preceding two years. The bill would also require DOB to engage in increased oversight of any worksite where a contractor included on the watch list performs work. The bill also would provide a timeline under which a contractor could be removed from the watch list.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0938-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Requiring increased oversight of construction contractors who have engaged in work without a required permit.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to compile and maintain a watch list of contractors who have been found to have performed work without a required permit in the preceding two years. The bill would also require DOB to engage in increased oversight of any worksite where a contractor included on the watch list performs work. The bill also would provide a timeline under which a contractor could be removed from the watch list.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0938-2015 AAntonio Reynoso  Requiring increased oversight of construction contractors who have engaged in work without a required permit.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to compile and maintain a watch list of contractors who have been found to have performed work without a required permit in the preceding two years. The bill would also require DOB to engage in increased oversight of any worksite where a contractor included on the watch list performs work. The bill also would provide a timeline under which a contractor could be removed from the watch list.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0939-2015 *Antonio Reynoso Proposed Int. No. 939-AIncreasing the penalties for work without a permit.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for work without a permit on a one- or two-family dwelling from 4 times the amount of the fee for such permit to 6 times and for work without a permit on all other buildings from 14 times to 21 times.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0939-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for work without a permit.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for work without a permit on a one- or two-family dwelling from 4 times the amount of the fee for such permit to 6 times and for work without a permit on all other buildings from 14 times to 21 times.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0939-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for work without a permit.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for work without a permit on a one- or two-family dwelling from 4 times the amount of the fee for such permit to 6 times and for work without a permit on all other buildings from 14 times to 21 times.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0939-2015 AAntonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for work without a permit.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for work without a permit on a one- or two-family dwelling from 4 times the amount of the fee for such permit to 6 times and for work without a permit on all other buildings from 14 times to 21 times.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0940-2015 *Antonio Reynoso Proposed Int. No. 940-AIncreasing the penalties for a violation of a stop work order.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for violating a stop work order from $5,000 to $6,000 for the initial violation and from $10,000 to $12,000 for subsequent violations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0940-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for a violation of a stop work order.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for violating a stop work order from $5,000 to $6,000 for the initial violation and from $10,000 to $12,000 for subsequent violations.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0940-2015 *Antonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for a violation of a stop work order.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for violating a stop work order from $5,000 to $6,000 for the initial violation and from $10,000 to $12,000 for subsequent violations.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0940-2015 AAntonio Reynoso  Increasing the penalties for a violation of a stop work order.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for violating a stop work order from $5,000 to $6,000 for the initial violation and from $10,000 to $12,000 for subsequent violations.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0944-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 944-AConstruction work permitsIntroductionThis bill would impose additional penalties for performing construction work without a permit and increase oversight for buildings where such work has been performed. It would also require the posting of information concerning the occupancy status of a building subject to a permit.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0944-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Construction work permitsIntroductionThis bill would impose additional penalties for performing construction work without a permit and increase oversight for buildings where such work has been performed. It would also require the posting of information concerning the occupancy status of a building subject to a permit.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0944-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Construction work permitsIntroductionThis bill would impose additional penalties for performing construction work without a permit and increase oversight for buildings where such work has been performed. It would also require the posting of information concerning the occupancy status of a building subject to a permit.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0944-2015 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Construction work permitsIntroductionThis bill would impose additional penalties for performing construction work without a permit and increase oversight for buildings where such work has been performed. It would also require the posting of information concerning the occupancy status of a building subject to a permit.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0960-2015 *Rosie Mendez Proposed Int. No. 960-ACreating a Safe Construction Bill of Rights.IntroductionThis bill would require that a “Safe Construction Bill of Rights” be posted for occupants of a dwelling when the owner seeks to conduct any construction work that requires a permit from the Department of Buildings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2015 *Rosie Mendez  Creating a Safe Construction Bill of Rights.IntroductionThis bill would require that a “Safe Construction Bill of Rights” be posted for occupants of a dwelling when the owner seeks to conduct any construction work that requires a permit from the Department of Buildings.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2015 *Rosie Mendez  Creating a Safe Construction Bill of Rights.IntroductionThis bill would require that a “Safe Construction Bill of Rights” be posted for occupants of a dwelling when the owner seeks to conduct any construction work that requires a permit from the Department of Buildings.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2015 ARosie Mendez  Creating a Safe Construction Bill of Rights.IntroductionThis bill would require that a “Safe Construction Bill of Rights” be posted for occupants of a dwelling when the owner seeks to conduct any construction work that requires a permit from the Department of Buildings.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1133-2016 *James Vacca Proposed Int. No. 1133-ADenial of certain building permits where outstanding charges are owed to the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to withhold building permits for certain properties where $25,000 or more in unpaid charges are owed to the city or where the owners of such properties owe, in aggregate, $25,000 or more in unpaid charges to the city. The bill provides certain exceptions to this prohibition, such as where the permit would be required to correct a dangerous condition.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1133-2016 *James Vacca  Denial of certain building permits where outstanding charges are owed to the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to withhold building permits for certain properties where $25,000 or more in unpaid charges are owed to the city or where the owners of such properties owe, in aggregate, $25,000 or more in unpaid charges to the city. The bill provides certain exceptions to this prohibition, such as where the permit would be required to correct a dangerous condition.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1133-2016 *James Vacca  Denial of certain building permits where outstanding charges are owed to the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to withhold building permits for certain properties where $25,000 or more in unpaid charges are owed to the city or where the owners of such properties owe, in aggregate, $25,000 or more in unpaid charges to the city. The bill provides certain exceptions to this prohibition, such as where the permit would be required to correct a dangerous condition.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1133-2016 AJames Vacca  Denial of certain building permits where outstanding charges are owed to the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to withhold building permits for certain properties where $25,000 or more in unpaid charges are owed to the city or where the owners of such properties owe, in aggregate, $25,000 or more in unpaid charges to the city. The bill provides certain exceptions to this prohibition, such as where the permit would be required to correct a dangerous condition.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1523-2017 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 1523-ACreation of an office of the tenant advocate within the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Tenant Advocate within the Department of Buildings, whose duties would include but not be limited to: monitoring tenant protection plans to ensure compliance with the administrative code; establishing a system to receive comments, questions and complaints with respect to tenant protection plans; establishing a system to communicate with tenants who are affected by work in occupied multiple dwellings; monitoring sites where a tenant protection plan is required to ensure compliance with such plan; and publishing quarterly reports related to the responsibilities of the office.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1523-2017 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Creation of an office of the tenant advocate within the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Tenant Advocate within the Department of Buildings, whose duties would include but not be limited to: monitoring tenant protection plans to ensure compliance with the administrative code; establishing a system to receive comments, questions and complaints with respect to tenant protection plans; establishing a system to communicate with tenants who are affected by work in occupied multiple dwellings; monitoring sites where a tenant protection plan is required to ensure compliance with such plan; and publishing quarterly reports related to the responsibilities of the office.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1523-2017 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Creation of an office of the tenant advocate within the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Tenant Advocate within the Department of Buildings, whose duties would include but not be limited to: monitoring tenant protection plans to ensure compliance with the administrative code; establishing a system to receive comments, questions and complaints with respect to tenant protection plans; establishing a system to communicate with tenants who are affected by work in occupied multiple dwellings; monitoring sites where a tenant protection plan is required to ensure compliance with such plan; and publishing quarterly reports related to the responsibilities of the office.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1523-2017 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Creation of an office of the tenant advocate within the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Tenant Advocate within the Department of Buildings, whose duties would include but not be limited to: monitoring tenant protection plans to ensure compliance with the administrative code; establishing a system to receive comments, questions and complaints with respect to tenant protection plans; establishing a system to communicate with tenants who are affected by work in occupied multiple dwellings; monitoring sites where a tenant protection plan is required to ensure compliance with such plan; and publishing quarterly reports related to the responsibilities of the office.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1530-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Proposed Int. No. 1530-ACreating a rebuttable presumption regarding harassment.IntroductionUnder current harassment law a tenant has to show that an owner committed a harassing act or omission which caused or was intended to cause such tenant to vacate the dwelling. This bill creates a rebuttable presumption that where an owner commits one of a list of harassing acts or omissions, such act or omission constitutes harassment.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1530-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Creating a rebuttable presumption regarding harassment.IntroductionUnder current harassment law a tenant has to show that an owner committed a harassing act or omission which caused or was intended to cause such tenant to vacate the dwelling. This bill creates a rebuttable presumption that where an owner commits one of a list of harassing acts or omissions, such act or omission constitutes harassment.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1530-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Creating a rebuttable presumption regarding harassment.IntroductionUnder current harassment law a tenant has to show that an owner committed a harassing act or omission which caused or was intended to cause such tenant to vacate the dwelling. This bill creates a rebuttable presumption that where an owner commits one of a list of harassing acts or omissions, such act or omission constitutes harassment.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1530-2017 AMelissa Mark-Viverito  Creating a rebuttable presumption regarding harassment.IntroductionUnder current harassment law a tenant has to show that an owner committed a harassing act or omission which caused or was intended to cause such tenant to vacate the dwelling. This bill creates a rebuttable presumption that where an owner commits one of a list of harassing acts or omissions, such act or omission constitutes harassment.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1548-2017 *Mark Levine Proposed Int. No. 1548-AAmending the definition of harassment to include repeatedly contacting or visiting a tenant under certain circumstances.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of tenant harassment to include situations where an owner repeatedly contacts or visits the tenant at unusual hours or in a manner reasonably expected to harass the tenant, unless the tenant has given consent in writing to be contacted at such hours or in such manner.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1548-2017 *Mark Levine  Amending the definition of harassment to include repeatedly contacting or visiting a tenant under certain circumstances.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of tenant harassment to include situations where an owner repeatedly contacts or visits the tenant at unusual hours or in a manner reasonably expected to harass the tenant, unless the tenant has given consent in writing to be contacted at such hours or in such manner.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1548-2017 *Mark Levine  Amending the definition of harassment to include repeatedly contacting or visiting a tenant under certain circumstances.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of tenant harassment to include situations where an owner repeatedly contacts or visits the tenant at unusual hours or in a manner reasonably expected to harass the tenant, unless the tenant has given consent in writing to be contacted at such hours or in such manner.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1548-2017 AMark Levine  Amending the definition of harassment to include repeatedly contacting or visiting a tenant under certain circumstances.IntroductionThis bill would expand the definition of tenant harassment to include situations where an owner repeatedly contacts or visits the tenant at unusual hours or in a manner reasonably expected to harass the tenant, unless the tenant has given consent in writing to be contacted at such hours or in such manner.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1549-2017 *Carlos Menchaca Proposed Int. No. 1549-ARepeated acts of harassment.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants to pursue harassment actions if the owner of their building engages in repeated interruptions of essential services throughout the building or commences frivolous court proceedings throughout the building (including the tenants who bring the action).Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1549-2017 *Carlos Menchaca  Repeated acts of harassment.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants to pursue harassment actions if the owner of their building engages in repeated interruptions of essential services throughout the building or commences frivolous court proceedings throughout the building (including the tenants who bring the action).Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1549-2017 *Carlos Menchaca  Repeated acts of harassment.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants to pursue harassment actions if the owner of their building engages in repeated interruptions of essential services throughout the building or commences frivolous court proceedings throughout the building (including the tenants who bring the action).Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1549-2017 ACarlos Menchaca  Repeated acts of harassment.IntroductionThis bill would allow tenants to pursue harassment actions if the owner of their building engages in repeated interruptions of essential services throughout the building or commences frivolous court proceedings throughout the building (including the tenants who bring the action).Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1556-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams Proposed Int. No. 1556-APenalties for tenant harassment.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for violations of the administrative code for tenant harassment.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1556-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams  Penalties for tenant harassment.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for violations of the administrative code for tenant harassment.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1556-2017 *Jumaane D. Williams  Penalties for tenant harassment.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for violations of the administrative code for tenant harassment.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1556-2017 AJumaane D. Williams  Penalties for tenant harassment.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalties for violations of the administrative code for tenant harassment.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available