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How 18 New Tenant-Based Regulations Will Impact Your Buildings

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Posted By Kristen Hariton

Last week, the City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings approved a package of new regulations, many of which are designed to decrease tenant harassment. A number of the new laws outline construction notice requirements and safeguards for residential properties, with increased penalties for failure to abide by city regulations.

We’ve categorized related pieces of legislation to make them easier to understand and implement. While there are 18 new laws in total (click here to see all of them), we’re going to go into detail on some of the most critical regulations that will impact your properties.

Click on a particular piece of legislation to learn more about that specific rule, including effective dates and a link to the exact copy of the law.

Required Postings and Notifications


INT 0936-2015: Tenant Protection Plans

INT 0960-2015: Safe Construction Bill of Rights Posting

Penalty Increases


INT 0939-2015: Work Without a Permit (WWP) Penalty Increase

INT 0940-2015: Stop Work Order Penalty Increase

ECB-Related Regulations


INT 0930-2015: Distressed Building Expansion for ECB Debt

INT 0931-2015: ECB-Related Judgments and Liens

Construction-Related Regulations


INT 0918-2015: Professionally Certified Application Audits and Prohibitions

INT 0924-2015: Vacate Order Certification Date

INT 0924-2015: DOB Contractor Watchlist

NT 0944-2015: Work Permit Adjustments

INT 1133-2016: DOB Withhold Permits for Unpaid Charges

Deep dive into these new regulations
Review these critical new laws and ask questions at SiteCompli’s upcoming compliance event, RealFocus – Register today.

Kristen Hariton

Kristen Hariton is the Product Marketing Strategist at SiteCompli. A member of the SiteCompli team since March 2013, Kristen has learned more about compliance and property operations than she ever thought possible. When she's not sharing the latest industry trends, changes, and updates, she's planning her next adventure to Walt Disney World.

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