|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|
senate Bill S124
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S124 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S124 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Directs the New York City Housing Authority to establish alternative requirements for domestic violence victim applications for N-1 priority housing. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 sets forth the bill's short title: The Survivor's Accessing Fair and Equitable ("SAFE") Housing Act. Section 2 creates anew, alternative application procedure for the New York City Housing Authority's (NYCHA) N-1 Priority Housing Program for victims of domestic violence. The form is based on the No Violence Again (NoVA) screening form used for temporary emergency DV housing, supplemented by sworn attestations from the applicant and qualified service provider. Section 3 establishes the effective date.
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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