senate Bill S124

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the New York City Housing Authority to establish alternative requirements for domestic violence victim applications for N-1 priority in housing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 10, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 09, 2013 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 28, 2014 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Nay
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Absent
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 28, 2014

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S124 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2199
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7851

S124 - Summary

Enacts the "survivor's accessing fair and equitable (SAFE) housing act"; directs the New York City Housing Authority to establish alternative requirements for domestic violence victim applications for N-1 priority in housing.

S124 - Sponsor Memo

S124 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   124

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to directing the New
  York City Housing Authority establish alternative requirements for the
  qualification  of domestic violence victims for N-1 priority access to
  housing accommodations

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "survivor's accessing fair and equitable (SAFE) housing act".
  S 2. Section 402 of the public housing law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  AN  ADDITIONAL ALTERNATIVE APPLICATION AND
REQUIREMENTS THEREFOR FOR GRANTING N-1 PRIORITY FOR ACCESS TO  AUTHORITY
HOUSING  ACCOMMODATIONS TO PERSONS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SUCH REQUIREMENTS SHALL:
  A. BE BASED UPON THE NO VIOLENCE AGAIN SCREENING FORM  ESTABLISHED  BY
THE  HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, PROVIDED THAT SUCH FORM  MAY  BE  SUPERFICIALLY
ALTERED BY THE AUTHORITY FOR USE IN THE N-1 PRIORITY HOUSING PROGRAM;
  B. NOT REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF ANY ADDITIONAL, OUTSIDE DOCUMENTATION NOT
INCLUDED  IN  THE  NO  VIOLENCE  AGAIN  SCREENING FORM, EXCEPT THE SWORN
ATTESTATIONS OF THE APPLICANT  AND  SERVICE  PROVIDER  REQUIRED  BY  THE
PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPHS E, F AND G OF THIS SUBDIVISION;
  C.  NOT  BE CONTINGENT UPON ANY ADDITIONAL QUANTITATIVE OR QUALITATIVE
ANALYSIS OR RATING OF THE CONTENTS OF THE  MODIFIED  NO  VIOLENCE  AGAIN
SCREENING FORM BY THE AUTHORITY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00309-01-3

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