senate Bill S7628A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the housing access voucher program

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


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 print number 7628a
Mar 10, 2020 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Feb 03, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S7628 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9657
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L

S7628 - 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.

S7628 - Sponsor Memo

S7628 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7628

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S7628A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9657
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L

S7628A (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.

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7628--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAVANAGH, PERSAUD, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAMINSKY, MONT-
  GOMERY, MYRIE, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA -- 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 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.

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