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Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments (View Public Comments Received:4)

Agency:
Comment By: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Proposed Rules Content: 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule

Local Law 146 for the year 2018, enacted on August 6, 2018, establishes a new provision of law: Chapter 26 (sections 26-2101 through 26-2105) of Title 26 (“Housing and Buildings”) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York.  Chapter 26 requires online, computer, or application-based platforms, or “booking services,” that charge, collect, or receive fees for the use of the platform in connection with short-term rentals to report information about those transactions to the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement. Such information includes: the physical address of the short-term rental; the location online of the advertisement that resulted in the short-rental; information relating to the identity of the host, including contact information; and information related to the scope of the short-term rental transaction.  The law specifies that it is to be administered by the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement unless specified otherwise by executive order.

The purpose of this proposed rule is to implement Local Law 146 for the year 2018.   Specifically, this proposed rule would specify the time, manner, and form of reporting by the booking services; establish penalty provisions; establish a process for publishing and maintaining a list of buildings exempt from the reporting requirements; and establish a retention and disposal period for information obtained pursuant to the law.

The authority of the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement for these rules is found in section 1043 of the New York City Charter and Local Law 146 for the year 2018 (section 26-2101 et. seq.) of the New York City Administrative Code.

Subject: 

Required Disclosures Of Short-Term Rental Transactions By Booking Services

Location: 
Specter Hall
22 Reade Street
New York, NY 10007
Contact: 

No contact

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Adopted Rules Content: 

Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF FINAL RULES GOVERNING UNLAWFUL ADVERTISEMENT FOR CERTAIN OCCUPANCIES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with the requirements of section 1043 of the New York City Charter and exercising the authority vested in the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement (“MOSE”) by Section 1043 of the New York City Charter and chapter 396 of the Laws of 2016 (section 27-287.1 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York) MOSE adopts the following rules governing unlawful advertisement for certain occupancies.  OSE published a Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the proposed rules in the City Record on November 18, 2016.  On December 19, 2016, OSE held a public hearing on the proposed rules.


Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule

Chapter 396 of the Laws of 2016, enacted on October 21, 2016, establishes two new provisions of law: section 212 of the New York State Multiple Dwellings Law, and section 27-287.1 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (the City’s Building Code).  Both provisions prohibit the advertising of dwelling units in a Class A multiple dwelling, as defined in the Multiple Dwelling Law, for any purpose or use other than permanent residential occupancy. This prohibition applies to all forms of advertising, including electronic and printed materials, television, and radio.  The statute specifies that it is to be enforced in New York City by the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement.

The purpose of this rule is to implement chapter 396 of the Laws of 2016 by specifying the penalties for violation of the statutory prohibition. Persons found to have violated the prohibition will be fined $1,000 for the first violation, $5,000 for the second violation and $7,500 for the third and subsequent violations.  Like all violations of the City’s Building Code, notices of violation relating to the new prohibition will be returnable at the Environmental Control Board within the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.

The authority of the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement for these rules is found in section 1043 of the New York City Charter and section 27-287.1 of the New York City Administrative Code.

Effective Date: 
Mon, 01/30/2017

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments (View Public Comments Received:3)

Agency:
Comment By: 
Monday, December 19, 2016
Proposed Rules Content: 

 Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule

Chapter 396 of the Laws of 2016, enacted on October 21, 2016, establishes two new provisions of law: section 212 of the New York State Multiple Dwellings Law, and section 27-287.1 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (the City’s Building Code). Both provisions prohibit the advertising of dwelling units in a Class A multiple dwelling, as defined in the Multiple Dwelling Law, for any purpose or use other than permanent residential occupancy. This prohibition applies to all forms of advertising, including electronic and printed materials, television, and radio. The statute specifies that it is to be enforced in New York City by the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement.

The purpose of this proposed rule is to implement chapter 396 of the Laws of 2016 by specifying the penalties for violation of the statutory prohibition. Persons found to have violated the prohibition will be fined $1,000 for the first violation, $5,000 for the second violation and $7,500 for the third and subsequent violations. Like all violations of the City’s Building Code, notices of violation relating to the new prohibition will be returnable at the Environmental Control Board.

The authority of the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement for these rules is found in section 1043 of the New York City Charter and section 27-287.1 of the New York City Administrative Code.

Subject: 

Prohibited Advertising of Certain Dwelling Units

Location: 
Spector Hall on the ground level
22 Reade Street
New York, NY 10007