senate Bill S5153

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a housing task force to address affordable housing for millennials

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Apr 11, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S5153 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2445
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Housing
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8268
2017-2018: A3408

S5153 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a housing task force addressing affordable housing for millennials in suburban counties.

S5153 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5153

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to establish a housing task force addressing affordable housing
  for millennials in suburban counties

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

  Section  1.  A  housing  task  force to address affordable housing for
millennials in suburban counties is hereby established. The role of  the
task force includes, but is not limited to:
  (a) facilitating interagency planning and policy;
  (b)  reviewing  specific agency initiatives for affordable housing for
millennials ages 25 to 35;
  (c) providing a  continuing  forum  to  discuss  concerns  and  issues
related to the formulation of state policy designed to help address this
issue;
  (d)  developing  linkages and partnerships with housing developers and
other appropriate entities to address the problem of lack of  affordable
housing for millennials; and
  (e) identifying existing state initiatives that would aid in providing
millennials with resources to find affordable housing.
  §  2. On or before two years after the effective date of this act, the
task force shall issue its findings, any legislative recommendations  or
proposed  state  policy  it  deems  necessary to the governor, temporary
president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leader of the
senate, and minority leader of the assembly.
  § 3. The task force shall consist of a total of ten members and  shall
be appointed as follows: one member shall be appointed by the department
of  homes  and  community  renewal; one member shall be appointed by the
department of economic development; one member shall be appointed joint-
ly by the housing finance agency and the  mortgage  agency;  one  member

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

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