Bill Text: NY A01652 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires contact information of landlords and land owners to be furnished to tenants.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - referred to housing [A01652 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01652-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1652
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 16, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Housing
        AN  ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring contact
          information of landlords to be furnished to tenants
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
     2  235-h to read as follows:
     3    § 235-h. Contact information to be furnished to tenant.  Every  tenant
     4  shall  receive at the start of the tenancy a written document containing
     5  the most current name, valid phone number, and address able to  be  used
     6  by  the  tenant to directly contact the landlord and, if the property is
     7  owned by a third party such as a limited liability  company,  the  third
     8  party  that holds the title to the property that is being leased. If any
     9  of the contact information furnished becomes inaccurate, a written docu-
    10  ment shall be provided to every tenant with the updated contact informa-
    11  tion within three days of the acquisition of the  new  contact  informa-
    12  tion.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04830-01-9
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