senate Bill S1789

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2017 signed chap.308
Sep 01, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.192
substituted for a8166a
Jun 15, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1752
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 12, 2017 print number 1789a
Jun 12, 2017 amend and recommit to cities
Jan 10, 2017 referred to cities

Co-Sponsors

S1789 - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 26 Chap 12 §26-1201, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S154
2013-2014: S206
2011-2012: S24
2009-2010: S5992

S1789 - 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.

S1789 - Sponsor Memo

S1789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1789

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  HOYLMAN,  MONTGOMERY -- 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 12 to read as follows:
                                CHAPTER 12
                  CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN RENT PAYMENT
SECTION 26-1201 CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT.
  S 26-1201 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.
                                                           LBD00852-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1789A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 26 Chap 12 §26-1201, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S154
2013-2014: S206
2011-2012: S24
2009-2010: S5992

S1789A (ACTIVE) - 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.

S1789A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1789A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1789--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  HOYLMAN,  MONTGOMERY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Cities  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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 13 to read as follows:
                               CHAPTER 13
                  CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN RENT PAYMENT
SECTION 26-1301 CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT.
  S  26-1301  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, A CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE  TO  THE  TENANT THROUGH AN ON-LINE CLIENT PORTAL, ACCESS HRA.
THE CERTIFICATION OF PAYMENT SHALL SET FORTH:
  (1) THE DATE THE PAYMENT WAS SENT;
  (2) THE NAME OF THE LANDLORD TO WHOM THE PAYMENT WAS SENT;
  (3) THE ADDRESS TO WHICH PAYMENT WAS SENT; AND
  (4) THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT SENT.
  (B) AT THE TIME OF APPROVAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE,
THE HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE SHALL PROVIDE THE APPLICANT FOR
ASSISTANCE WITH WRITTEN NOTICE OF HIS OR HER RIGHT TO ACCESS AND RECEIVE
CERTIFICATION OF RENT PAYMENTS AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law; provided, however, that the human resources
administration shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations  necessary  to
effectuate this act prior to such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00852-05-7

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