senate Bill S1309A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes study of housing programs for low and middle income families; provides for a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution of limited profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing companies

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2012 print number 1309a
Jan 11, 2012 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 06, 2011 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S1309 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§35, 96 & 123, Priv Hous Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2171
2013-2014: S508
2015-2016: S3611
2017-2018: S802
2019-2020: S1126

S1309 - Summary

Authorizes the state division of housing and community renewal to study housing programs for low and middle income families, and provides for a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution of limited profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing companies.

S1309 - Sponsor Memo

S1309 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1309

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT authorizing the New York state division of housing and community
  renewal to study state and locally aided  housing  programs  and  make
  recommendations  for  the preservation, modernization, and increase in
  the supply of such housing; to amend the private housing finance  law,
  in  relation to providing a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution of
  limited profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing  companies;
  and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration
  thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. New York state and its localities have  invested  for  more
than  a half century in the creation of low and middle income housing to
benefit those most in need and to the general benefit of state and local
economies. In many cases such housing has fallen into  disrepair  or  is
being  lost  as  affordable housing due to statutory provisions allowing
owners to dissolve housing companies.  The  unmet  need  for  affordable
housing  is presently greater than at any time in the state's history. A
temporary moratorium on the dissolution of any housing company is neces-
sary for the New York state division of housing and community renewal to
complete its work and make recommendations.
  S 2. The division of housing and community renewal shall  undertake  a
comprehensive study of the present status of state and locally aided low
and middle income housing programs and make recommendations with respect
to the preservation, modernization, and expansion of the number of hous-
ing units provided by such programs. Such recommendations shall include,
but  not  be limited to, methods that may be employed by state and local
governments to retain and expand the existing  inventory  of  state  and
locally  aided  low  and  middle  income  housing so as to preserve such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01135-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1309A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§35, 96 & 123, Priv Hous Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2171
2013-2014: S508
2015-2016: S3611
2017-2018: S802
2019-2020: S1126

S1309A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the state division of housing and community renewal to study housing programs for low and middle income families, and provides for a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution of limited profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing companies.

S1309A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1309A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1309--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DUANE, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction
  and  Community Development -- recommitted to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development in accordance with Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT authorizing the New York state division of housing and  community
  renewal  to  study  state  and locally aided housing programs and make
  recommendations for the preservation, modernization, and  increase  in
  the  supply of such housing; to amend the private housing finance law,
  in relation to providing a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution  of
  limited  profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing companies;
  and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration
  thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  New  York state and its localities have invested for more
than a half century in the creation of low and middle income housing  to
benefit those most in need and to the general benefit of state and local
economies.  In  many  cases such housing has fallen into disrepair or is
being lost as affordable housing due to  statutory  provisions  allowing
owners  to  dissolve  housing  companies.  The unmet need for affordable
housing is presently greater than at any time in the state's history.  A
temporary moratorium on the dissolution of any housing company is neces-
sary for the New York state division of housing and community renewal to
complete its work and make recommendations.
  S  2.  The division of housing and community renewal shall undertake a
comprehensive study of the present status of state and locally aided low
and middle income housing programs and make recommendations with respect
to the preservation, modernization, and expansion of the number of hous-
ing units provided by such programs. Such recommendations shall include,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01135-02-2

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