assembly Bill A11201

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the Hurricane Maria temporary housing assistance program

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Jun 14, 2018 referred to social services

A11201 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8947
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-A Title 3 §§47 & 47-a, Soc Serv L

A11201 - Summary

Relates to creating the Hurricane Maria temporary housing assistance program to provide individuals affected by Hurricane Maria with funding to cover a security deposit and first month's rent for new housing.

A11201 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11201

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 14, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Rodriguez)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  creating  the
  Hurricane  Maria  temporary  housing assistance program; and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Article 2-A of the social services law is amended by adding
a new title 3 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 3
          HURRICANE MARIA TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
SECTION 47. ESTABLISHMENT; DEFINITIONS.
        47-A. APPLICATION.
  § 47. ESTABLISHMENT; DEFINITIONS. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED UNDER
THE  ADMINISTRATION  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER THE HURRICANE MARIA TEMPORARY
HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, WHICH SHALL ASSIST QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS  IN
RECEIVING  AN  EMERGENCY  HOUSING DEPOSIT AND ONE MONTH'S RENTAL ASSIST-
ANCE.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE:
  (I) "QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL RECEIVING  ASSIST-
ANCE  UNDER THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY'S TRANSITIONAL SHEL-
TERING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AS A RESULT OF HURRICANE MARIA;
  (II) "FUNDING" SHALL MEAN  A  SECURITY  DEPOSIT  UP  TO  ONE  THOUSAND
DOLLARS AND ONE MONTH'S RENT UP TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND
  (III)  "QUALIFIED  RESIDENCE"  SHALL  MEAN  HOUSING LOCATED WITHIN THE
STATE OF NEW YORK WITH A RENT OBLIGATION OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS
PER MONTH.
  § 47-A. APPLICATION. 1. A  QUALIFIED  INDIVIDUAL  LOCATED  WITHIN  THE
STATE  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  TO RECEIVE FUNDING FOR A QUALIFIED RESIDENCE
FROM THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT IN WHICH  SUCH  QUALIFIED  RESI-
DENCE IS LOCATED.
  2. WITHIN ONE YEAR OF RECEIPT OF SUCH FUNDING, SUCH QUALIFIED INDIVID-
UAL  SHALL REIMBURSE SUCH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FOR THE COST OF

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

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