While not the intended target of the recently passed Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (the “Act”) Part M of the act contains a number of provisions that adversely affect how cooperatives review and approve potential shareholders.
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Among the many legal changes that were incorporated into the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019, are a series of new rules affecting the collection of security deposits and advance rent payments made by residential tenants. The new rules do not apply to commercial tenancies.» Read More
New York Secretary of State Rossana Rosado announced on Friday, September 13, that the Department of State’s Division of Licensing has issued a Guidance for real estate professionals regarding the Statewide Security and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (the Act), which was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on June 14, 2019, as we discussed in a previous blog: “Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: Changes for Cooperatives.”» Read More
On June 14, 2019, the New York State legislature passed, and the governor signed, the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (the “Act”). While the law was directed primarily toward rent controlled and rent regulated housing, it includes substantial changes to the New York State Real Property Law (the “RPL”) and the Real Property Actions Procedure Law (the “RPAPL”), which affect non-regulated housing, including cooperatives.» Read More