senate Bill S7828A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the residential emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2016 amended on third reading 7828a
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1360
May 12, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development

S7828 - Details

Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28 §§1233 - 1235, Priv Hous Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2253

S7828 - Summary

Relates to the residential emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program.

S7828 - Sponsor Memo

S7828 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7828

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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 private housing finance law, in relation to residen-
  tial emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program

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

  Section 1. The private housing finance law is amended by adding a  new
article 28 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28
         RESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY SERVICES TO OFFER HOME REPAIRS TO
                           THE ELDERLY PROGRAM
SECTION 1233. STATEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        1234. DEFINITIONS.
        1235. RESIDENTIAL  EMERGENCY  SERVICES  TO OFFER HOME REPAIRS TO
                THE ELDERLY CONTRACTS.
  S 1233. STATEMENT OF  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY
FINDS AND DECLARES THAT THERE EXISTS IN NEW YORK STATE A NEED FOR FINAN-
CIAL  RESOURCES  TO  ASSIST  SENIOR  CITIZEN HOMEOWNERS WITH THE COST OF
ADDRESSING EMERGENCIES AND CODE VIOLATIONS THAT POSE A THREAT  TO  THEIR
HEALTH  AND SAFETY, OR AFFECTING THE LIVABILITY OF THEIR HOME. PROVIDING
ASSISTANCE FOR THE COST OF MAKING SUCH CRITICAL REPAIRS WILL ENABLE MANY
SENIORS TO CONTINUE TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY IN THEIR OWN HOMES.
  S 1234. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "CORPORATION" SHALL MEAN THE HOUSING TRUST FUND CORPORATION  ESTAB-
LISHED IN SECTION FORTY-FIVE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2.   "ELIGIBLE   APPLICANT"  SHALL  MEAN  A  CITY,  TOWN,  VILLAGE  OR
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION IN EXISTENCE FOR A  PERIOD  OF  ONE  OR  MORE
YEARS  PRIOR  TO APPLICATION, WHICH IS, OR WILL BE AT THE TIME OF AWARD,
INCORPORATED UNDER THE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATION  LAW  AND  HAS  BEEN
ENGAGED PRIMARILY IN HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES.
  3. "RESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY SERVICES TO OFFER HOME REPAIRS TO THE ELDER-
LY  PROGRAMS" SHALL MEAN A SERIES OF ACTIVITIES BY AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT
TO ADMINISTER FUNDS TO PROVIDE EITHER  LOANS  OR  GRANTS  TO  HOMEOWNERS

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

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S7828A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28 §§1233 - 1235, Priv Hous Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2253

S7828A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the residential emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program.

S7828A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7828A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7828--A
    Cal. No. 1360

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the private housing finance law, in relation to residen-
  tial emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program

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

  Section  1. The private housing finance law is amended by adding a new
article 28 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28
         RESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY SERVICES TO OFFER HOME REPAIRS TO
                           THE ELDERLY PROGRAM
SECTION 1233. STATEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        1234. DEFINITIONS.
        1235. RESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY SERVICES TO OFFER  HOME  REPAIRS  TO
                THE ELDERLY CONTRACTS.
  S 1233. STATEMENT  OF  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE  LEGISLATURE HEREBY
FINDS AND DECLARES THAT THERE EXISTS IN NEW YORK STATE A NEED FOR FINAN-
CIAL RESOURCES TO ASSIST SENIOR CITIZEN  HOMEOWNERS  WITH  THE  COST  OF
ADDRESSING  EMERGENCIES  AND CODE VIOLATIONS THAT POSE A THREAT TO THEIR
HEALTH AND SAFETY, OR AFFECTING THE LIVABILITY OF THEIR HOME.  PROVIDING
ASSISTANCE FOR THE COST OF MAKING SUCH CRITICAL REPAIRS WILL ENABLE MANY
SENIORS TO CONTINUE TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY IN THEIR OWN HOMES.
  S 1234. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "CORPORATION" SHALL MEAN THE HOUSING TRUST FUND CORPORATION ESTAB-
LISHED IN SECTION FORTY-FIVE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. "ELIGIBLE APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR  NOT-
FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATION  IN  EXISTENCE FOR A PERIOD OF ONE OR MORE YEARS
PRIOR TO APPLICATION, WHICH IS, OR WILL BE AT THE TIME OF AWARD,  INCOR-
PORATED  UNDER  THE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION LAW AND HAS BEEN ENGAGED
PRIMARILY IN HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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