senate Bill S4068A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Grants domestic violence victims the same preference as granted to any other class of applicants

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Apr 12, 2019 print number 4068a
Apr 12, 2019 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Feb 27, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

S4068 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10287
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402-b, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4558
2017-2018: S3767
2021-2022: S817, A2646
2023-2024: S2918, A2542

S4068 - Summary

Requires the New York city housing authority, in reviewing applicants, to grant domestic violence victims the same preference as granted to any other class of applicants.

S4068 - Sponsor Memo

S4068 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4068

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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 preferences and
  priorities for prospective public housing and section 8 tenants in the
  city of New York

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (e)  of  subdivision 3 of section 402-b of the
public housing law, as added by chapter  3  of  the  laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (e)  All  prospective  public  housing  and Section 8 tenants shall be
selected from a waiting list which shall be maintained by the  New  York
city housing authority in compliance with the federal public housing and
Section  8  laws  and all applicable rules and regulations. The New York
city housing authority and each respective project  owner  shall  screen
tenants  and  jointly  have  final approval over tenant selection all in
accordance with aforementioned laws, rules and regulations. All prospec-
tive public housing tenants shall be taken from the waiting list in  the
order  in  which  they  applied  for  the size appropriate unit, subject
however to preferences and priorities provided for in [the public  hous-
ing  law]  THIS  CHAPTER  and  all  applicable  rules  and  regulations;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT, ANY PRIORITY OR PREFERENCE OFFERED TO APPLICANTS
BASED ON THEIR RESIDENCE IN A CITY OWNED, OPERATED OR  CONTRACTED  HOME-
LESS  SHELTER  MUST  ALSO  BE OFFERED EQUITABLY AND EVENLY TO APPLICANTS
RESIDING IN A CITY OWNED, OPERATED OR CONTRACTED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHEL-
TER OR IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER LICENSED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN
AND FAMILY SERVICES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09865-01-9

S4068A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10287
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402-b, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4558
2017-2018: S3767
2021-2022: S817, A2646
2023-2024: S2918, A2542

S4068A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York city housing authority, in reviewing applicants, to grant domestic violence victims the same preference as granted to any other class of applicants.

S4068A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4068A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4068--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to  preferences  and
  priorities for prospective public housing and section 8 tenants in the
  city of New York

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 3  of  section  402-b  of  the
public  housing  law,  as  added  by  chapter  3 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  (e) All prospective public housing and  Section  8  tenants  shall  be
selected  from  a waiting list which shall be maintained by the New York
city housing authority in compliance with the federal public housing and
Section 8 laws and all applicable rules and regulations.  The  New  York
city  housing  authority  and each respective project owner shall screen
tenants and jointly have final approval over  tenant  selection  all  in
accordance with aforementioned laws, rules and regulations. All prospec-
tive  public housing tenants shall be taken from the waiting list in the
order in which they applied  for  the  size  appropriate  unit,  subject
however  to preferences and priorities provided for in [the public hous-
ing  law]  THIS  CHAPTER  and  all  applicable  rules  and  regulations;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT, ANY PRIORITY OR PREFERENCE OFFERED TO APPLICANTS
BASED  ON THEIR RESIDENCE IN A CITY OWNED, OPERATED OR CONTRACTED DOMES-
TIC VIOLENCE SHELTER OR IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER LICENSED  BY  THE
OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL BE OFFERED AT THE HIGHEST
PRIORITY LEVEL OFFERED TO ANY OTHER CLASS OF APPLICANTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09865-02-9

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