assembly Bill A9657

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the housing access voucher program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2020 print number 9657a
Mar 11, 2020 amend and recommit to housing
Feb 03, 2020 referred to housing

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A9657 - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L

A9657 - Summary

Relates to establishing the housing access voucher program; provides that the commissioner of the division of housing and community renewal shall implement a program of rental assistance in the form of housing vouchers for eligible individuals and families who are homeless or who face an imminent loss of housing; provides that the commissioner shall designate public housing agencies in the state to administer the program.

A9657 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9657
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 3, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CYMBROWITZ  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Housing
 
 AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to establishing  the
   housing access voucher program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a  new  article
 14 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 14
                      HOUSING ACCESS VOUCHER PROGRAM
 SECTION 600. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         601. DEFINITIONS.
         602. HOUSING ACCESS VOUCHER PROGRAM.
         603. ELIGIBILITY.
         604. FUNDING ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION.
         605. PAYMENT OF HOUSING VOUCHERS.
         606. LEASES AND TENANCY.
         607. RENTAL OBLIGATION.
         608. MONTHLY ASSISTANCE PAYMENT.
         609. INSPECTION OF UNITS BY PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES.
         610. RENT.
         611. VACATED UNITS.
         612. LEASING OF UNITS OWNED BY A PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY.
         613. VERIFICATION OF INCOME.
         614. DIVISION OF AN ASSISTED FAMILY.
         615. MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT.
         616. VOUCHERS STATEWIDE.
         617. APPLICABLE CODES.
         618. HOUSING CHOICE.
   § 600. LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT IT IS IN THE
 PUBLIC INTEREST AND AN OBLIGATION OF THE STATE TO ENSURE  THAT  INDIVID-
 UALS  AND  FAMILIES ARE NOT RENDERED HOMELESS BECAUSE OF AN INABILITY TO
 PAY THE COST OF HOUSING, AND THAT THE STATE SHOULD AID  INDIVIDUALS  AND
 FAMILIES WHO ARE HOMELESS OR FACE AN IMMINENT LOSS OF HOUSING IN OBTAIN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A9657A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L

A9657A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the housing access voucher program; provides that the commissioner of the division of housing and community renewal shall implement a program of rental assistance in the form of housing vouchers for eligible individuals and families who are homeless or who face an imminent loss of housing; provides that the commissioner shall designate public housing agencies in the state to administer the program.

A9657A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9657--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 3, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CYMBROWITZ,  BARNWELL, DE LA ROSA, JACOBSON,
   LENTOL, L. ROSENTHAL, KIM, HUNTER, ORTIZ, BLAKE, QUART, JOYNER,  WALK-
   ER,  HEVESI,  AUBRY, EPSTEIN, MOSLEY, DINOWITZ, SIMOTAS, NIOU, BARRON,
   REYES, TAYLOR, CRUZ -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Housing  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to establishing  the
   housing access voucher program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a  new  article
 14 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 14
                      HOUSING ACCESS VOUCHER PROGRAM
 SECTION 600. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         601. DEFINITIONS.
         602. HOUSING ACCESS VOUCHER PROGRAM.
         603. ELIGIBILITY.
         604. FUNDING ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION.
         605. PAYMENT OF HOUSING VOUCHERS.
         606. LEASES AND TENANCY.
         607. RENTAL OBLIGATION.
         608. MONTHLY ASSISTANCE PAYMENT.
         609. INSPECTION OF UNITS BY PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES.
         610. RENT.
         611. VACATED UNITS.
         612. LEASING OF UNITS OWNED BY A PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY.
         613. VERIFICATION OF INCOME.
         614. DIVISION OF AN ASSISTED FAMILY.
         615. MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT.
         616. VOUCHERS STATEWIDE.
         617. APPLICABLE CODES.
         618. HOUSING CHOICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.