senate Bill S206

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certification notice to tenant when rent is paid by human resources administration

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S206 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2658
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 26 Chap 10 §26-901, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S24, A619
2009-2010: S5992, A1439A

S206 - Summary

Provides that whenever rent is paid by NYC human resources administration on behalf of a tenant on public assistance, the department of housing preservation shall send a certification of payment to such tenant.

S206 - Sponsor Memo

S206 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   206

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  certification  of payment of rent by the human resources
  administration to the tenant

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

  Section 1. Title 26 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new chapter 10 to read as follows:
                                CHAPTER 10
                  CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN RENT PAYMENT
SECTION 26-901 CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT.
  S  26-901  CERTIFICATION  OF PAYMENT. (A) WHENEVER RENT IS PAID BY THE
HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION TO A LANDLORD ON BEHALF OF A  TENANT  WHO
IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SHALL
ISSUE  A  CERTIFICATION  OF  PAYMENT TO SUCH TENANT, UPON REQUEST BY THE
TENANT FOR CERTIFICATION. THE CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT SHALL SET FORTH:
  (1) THE DATE THE PAYMENT WAS MAILED;
  (2) THE NAME OF THE LANDLORD TO WHOM THE PAYMENT WAS MAILED;
  (3) THE ADDRESS TO WHICH PAYMENT WAS MAILED; AND
  (4) THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT MAILED.
  (B) A REQUEST FOR CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT MAY BE MADE BY  THE  TENANT
IN  PERSON AT THE TENANT'S ASSIGNED HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
OR BY THE TENANT OR THE LANDLORD BY TELEPHONE. IF A REQUEST IS  MADE  IN
PERSON,  THE  CERTIFICATION  OF  PAYMENT  SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE
TENANT AT THE TENANT'S ASSIGNED HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE NOT
MORE THAN TWO DAYS AFTER THE REQUEST IS MADE. IF THE REQUEST IS MADE  BY
TELEPHONE,  THE  CERTIFICATION  OF PAYMENT SHALL BE SENT VIA FIRST CLASS
MAIL TO THE TENANT AT HIS OR  HER  LAST  KNOWN  ADDRESS  NOT  MORE  THAN
FIFTEEN  DAYS  AFTER  THE  REQUEST IS MADE. EACH HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINIS-

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

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