Assessor Manuals, Exemption Administration
Exemption Administration Manual—Part 2: Multiple dwellings and urban renewal
Section 4.07 - McK U Con L Section 6272 (Housing): New York State Urban Development Corporation (Housing Project)
Year originally enacted:
Housing projects owned or under the control of the NYS Urban Development Corporation (UDC) that are located and used as required (see Property Location and Property Use Requirements below) are wholly exempt from taxation and special ad valorem levies, but are liable for special assessments.
This exemption also applies to UDC subsidiaries, except those eligible for exemption under the following statutes: RPTL §422 (not-for-profit housing companies), PHFL §33(1)(c) (limited- profit (Mitchell-Lama) housing companies), PHFL §93(6) (limited-dividend housing companies), and PHFL §577(3) (housing development fund companies). For a description of the exemption allowed for each of these subsidiaries, see the Exemption Profile for the statute that applies.
Property must be owned by the UDC or one of its subsidiaries or under its control, possession, or supervision.
Property location requirements:
Project must be located:
- In an area that exhibits a need for safe and sanitary housing accommodations for persons and families of low income which private industry cannot provide or
- in an area reasonably accessible to such areas.
Property use requirements:
Property must be used to provide safe and sanitary housing accommodations, and incidental facilities, for persons and families of low income which private industry cannot provide.
Certification by state or local government:
Required construction start date or other time requirement:
Limitation on exemption
|General municipal taxes||School district taxes||Special ad valorem tax||Special assessments|
|1. Amount||No limit||No limit||No limit||No exemption allowed|
|2. Duration||No limit||No limit||No limit||No exemption allowed|
|3. Taxing jurisdiction|
|a. County or county special districts||Ex||NA||Ex||Tax|
|c. Town or town special district||Ex||NA||Ex||Tax|
|e. School district||NA||Ex||NA||NA|
|Ex-Exempt Tax-Taxable NA-Not Applicable|
Payments in lieu of taxes
Calculation of exemption
General municipal and school district taxes:
100% of assessed value.
Special ad valorem levies and special assessments:
No exemption allowed.
Coding of exemption on assessment roll
|Code||Description of alternative codes possible|
Assessment roll section(s):
Exempt (ARLM Section 8).
Note: This code should not be used to identify property that is exempt under any of the statutes listed under Similar exemptions below.
Filing requirements (owner or occupant of property)
Reporting requirements (assessor)
|Public authorities||RPTL §412 & Pub Auth L|
|State of New York (generally)||RPTL §404(1)|
|Also see: See Chart IIA and Chart IIB.|
Please send general questions or comments to ORPTS.