Hotel Order #34
Number 34 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Single Room Occupancy Buildings
and Lodging Houses. Rent levels to be effective for leases
commencing October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.
HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE NEW YORK CITY
RENT GUIDELINES BOARD BY THE RENT STABILIZATION LAW OF 1969, as amended,
and the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974, as amended, implemented
by Resolution No. 276 of 1974 of the New York City Council and extended
by Chapter 82 of the Laws of 2003, and in accordance with the requirements
of Section 1043 of the New York City Charter, that the Rent Guidelines
Board hereby adopts the following levels of fair rent increases
over lawful rents charged and paid on September 30, 2004.
shall apply to units in buildings subject to the Hotel Section of the
Rent Stabilization Law (Sections 26-504(c) and 26-506 of the N.Y.C.
Administrative Code), as amended, or the Emergency Tenant Protection
Act of 1974 (L.1974, c. 576 ¤4[¤5(a)(7)]). With respect to any tenant
who has no lease or rental agreement, the level of rent increase established
herein shall be effective as of one year from the date of the tenant's
commencing occupancy, or as of one year from the date of the last rent
adjustment charged to the tenant, or as of October 1, 2004,
whichever is later. This anniversary date will also serve as the effective
date for all subsequent Rent Guidelines Board Hotel Orders, unless
the Board shall specifically provide otherwise in the Order. Where
a lease or rental agreement is in effect, this Order shall govern the
rent increase applicable on or after October 1, 2004 upon expiration
of such lease or rental agreement, but in no event prior to one year
from the commencement date of the expiring lease, unless the parties
have contracted to be bound by the effective date of this Order.
GUIDELINES FOR HOTELS, ROOMING HOUSES, SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY BUILDINGS
AND LODGING HOUSES
to its mandate to promulgate rent adjustments for hotel units subject
to the Rent Stabilization Law of 1969, as amended, (¤26-510(e) of the
N.Y.C Administrative Code) the Rent Guidelines Board hereby adopts the
following rent adjustments:
level of rent adjustment over the lawful rent actually charged and
paid on September 30, 2004 shall be:
- 1) Residential Class A (apartment) hotels - 0%
- 2) Lodging houses - 0%
- 3) Rooming houses (Class B buildings
containing less than 30 units) - 0%
- 4) Class B hotels - 0%
- 5) Single Room Occupancy buildings
(MDL section 248 SRO's) - 0%
allowance"; is permitted under this order.
Therefore, the rents charged for tenancies commencing on or after October
1, 2004 and on or before September 30, 2005 may not exceed
the levels over rentals charged on September 30, 2004 permitted
under the applicable rent adjustment provided above.
It is expressly
understood that the rents collectible under the terms of this Order
are intended to compensate in full for all services provided without
extra charge on the statutory date for the particular hotel dwelling
unit or at the commencement of the tenancy if subsequent thereto. No
additional charges may be made to a tenant for such services, however
such charges may be called or identified.
OF BASIS AND PURPOSE
Guidelines Board is authorized to promulgate rent guidelines governing
hotel units subject to the Rent Stabilization Law of 1969, as amended,
and the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose
of these guidelines is to implement the public policy set forth in
Findings and Declaration of Emergency of the Rent Stabilization Law
of 1969 (¤26-501 of the N.Y.C. Administrative Code) and in the Legislative
Finding contained in the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 (L.1974
c. 576, ¤4 [¤2]).
Dated: June 17, 2004
New York City Rent Guidelines Board