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政府ernment Affairs Update for January 31, 2020

立法论坛特邀发言人:大卫·隆巴多,国会新闻发布室的主持人
今年的立法论坛将于二月十二日的隆冬商务会议上举行.m. in Fort Orange Rooms 7–9 and will feature guest speaker 大卫·隆巴多, host of WCNY’s The Capitol Pressroom. 大卫是一位在州政治方面经验丰富的记者,曾担任奥尔巴尼时报联盟的国会记者. NYSAR政府事务主任Mike Kelly和NAR政治代表Zack Rubin-McCarry也将在立法论坛期间介绍州和联邦问题的最新情况.

Learn how “Good Cause” Eviction hurts tenants, building owners and homeowners
NYSAR strongly opposes state legislation (S.2892/A.5030) that would establish a “good cause” eviction standard statewide, 本质上是为租户提供终身租约,并规定每年租金增长上限为1.5倍的CPI. This would apply to all non-rent regulated buildings with four units or more. Watch and share these 视频 由租金稳定协会发布,解释了“正当理由”的问题和有害影响,” also known as “just cause” eviction. NYSAR对该法案的强烈反对是立法的重中之重,并将在九游APP即将召开的冬季商务会议上得到强调.

NYSAR就独立承包商问题会见了州长科莫的特别顾问
周二, NYSAR与州长科莫的特别顾问会面,讨论立法努力,将某些基于应用程序的员工重新归类为雇员,并取消独立承包商身份. NYSAR表达了对该提议的关注,并希望确保持有执照的房地产专业人士的独立承包商身份得到保护.  NYSAR will continue to meet with state lawmakers on this critical issue.

政府ernment Affairs Update for January 24, 2020

NYSAR meets with 森ator Savino on independent contractor issue
房地产经纪人® representing NYSAR met with State 森. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) in her district office to discuss her 比尔 (S.6538/A.8343), 在基于应用程序的技术或“零工”经济中,哪些公司会寻求消除某些工人的独立承包商身份. 在立法谈判继续进行的同时,NYSAR正在努力确保持照房地产专业人士的独立承包商地位得到保护. NYSAR还计划在未来几天就这个问题与州长科莫的执行顾问会面.

政府ernor Cuomo presents his 执行预算 建议
周二, January 21, 政府ernor Andrew Cuomo presented his $178 比尔ion 执行预算 建议. 值得注意的是, 为了弥补60亿美元的预算赤字,州长的预算没有包括任何重大的税收或费用增加. 州长, instead, 提出了 cuts in state spending, a restructuring of Medicaid, 并预计目前的州税收收入将增加20亿美元以弥补赤字. Read a more detailed summary of the governor’s budget 建议 在这里.

State 森ator Seward is 11th 森ate Republican not seeking reelection this year
共和党人森. 詹姆斯·苏厄德周一宣布,他不会寻求连任九游APP市中心的一个席位,他自1987年以来一直担任这个席位. 阅读更多 在这里.

政府ernment Affairs Update for January 17, 2020

Department of State proposes new state regulations to enhance fair housing
On January 15, the Department of State published new regulatory 建议 to enhance fair housing provisions in New York State. The 建议 are subject to a 60-day public comment period. The new 建议 include:

  • 要求经纪人负责向潜在购房者披露公平住房(由国务院提供)的新信息, 租房者, 卖家, 和房东;
  • 要求在房地产经纪人的办公室和网站上张贴和展示公平的住房法规;
  • 并要求所有被批准的公平住房指导的视频和音频记录, which must be kept for one year following the date of recording.

州长 宣布 his intent to propose these new measures in December.

政府ernor Cuomo to release his budget 建议 Jan. 21
政府ernor Andrew Cuomo will present his 执行预算 建议 on Tuesday, January 21 in 奥尔巴尼, 他将在哪里公布政府将如何解决60亿美元预算赤字的细节. NYSAR将审查州长的预算,以确定任何可能影响房地产许可方的问题, 房地产税, and the overall housing market.

Good Cause Eviction 比尔 to be a priority for tenant advocates
租户倡导者表示,通过立法,在全州范围内建立一个“正当理由”的驱逐标准,将再次成为今年的优先事项. NYSAR反对这 比尔 去年6月签署的《九游APP官网》中没有包括这一项目, expanding rent stabilization statewide and creating new eviction protections. NYSAR计划今年再次强烈反对“正当理由”驱逐法案. 你可以阅读更多 在这里.

政府ernment Affairs Update for January 10, 2020

政府ernor Cuomo delivers 2020 State of the State Address
On Wednesday, January 8, 政府ernor Andrew Cuomo 交付 is 10th 国情咨文为即将到来的立法会议年度制定立法和预算建议的框架. 州长’s address sets the stage for his 执行预算 建议, which he will release later this month, 以及与州立法机关的预算谈判,这些谈判通常在2月开始.

Included in the governor’s address were, among others, 建议 that would:

  • 解决独立承包商的身份问题,因为它与Uber和Lyft等公司的“零工经济”工人有关;
  • Provide guaranteed paid sick leave for employees;
  • 制定30亿美元的《九游APP官网》,投资于栖息地恢复和减少洪水;
  • 简化申诉程序,加强国家人权法的适用范围, 加强九游APP官网,并将家庭暴力受害者纳入受保护阶层;
  • Fight flooding and support sustained resiliency on Lake Ontario and the St. 劳伦斯河;
  • Cut the state’s tax rate on small businesses from 6.5% to 4%;
  • Ensure net neutrality in New York.

科莫州长还列出了数十项应对气候变化的其他建议, invest in the state’s infrastructure and environmental preservation, crackdown on hate crimes, and address social justice issues. 州长没有提供具体的行动来解决加州今年面临的60亿美元的预算缺口, 然而. You can read the full 2020 State of the State Book 在这里.

森ator Ken LaValle will not seek reelection
Republican State 森ator Ken LaValle, representing eastern Long Island, 宣布 he will not seek reelection this year, 这使他成为今年以来第10位在23人会议上宣布退休或辞职的共和党州参议员. 森. LaValle is the longest-serving senator in New York, 1976年首次当选,是创建Peconic Bay地区社区保护基金的立法制定者.

NYC Mayor de Blasio releases draft fair housing plan
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio released the W在这里 We Live NYC Draft Plan to promote the administration’s fair housing goals. 市长政府于2018年开始制定该计划草案, releasing it this month for public analysis and feedback. NYSAR将审查草案,并计划在3月7日征求公众意见的截止日期前提交正式意见.

政府ernment Affairs Update for January 3, 2020

政府. Cuomo to deliver State of the State address January 8
政府ernor Cuomo is scheduled to deliver his 10th State of the State address on January 8 focusing on a broad range of 建议 addressing gun safety, net neutrality protections, and lowering prescription drug and health care costs to name a few. 州长还将解决该州今年面临的60亿美元预算赤字问题. 州议员也开始了2020年的立法会议,由于6月23日的州初选,该会议定于今年6月2日早些时候结束. 你可以阅读更多 在这里.

人口普查 估计 show New York losing one Congressional seat
U.S. 人口普查 估计 released Monday showed New York State gaining population at a  rate than most of the country (ranked 46th in the country), resulting in a possible loss of representation in Congress. 人口普查 data garnered from decennial counts (the next one is April 1st, 2020年)决定该州将如何处理众议院的拨款,以及该州在公共九游APP官网方面的联邦资金份额, 公共住房, 和基础设施. New York is projected to lose one seat in the House of Representatives. 阅读更多 在这里.