senate Bill S8096

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing

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


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 14, 2020 print number 8096a
Oct 14, 2020 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Mar 18, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development

Co-Sponsors

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S8096 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §600, Pub Hous L

S8096 - Summary

Relates to establishing an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing by state departments, agencies or offices administering housing laws or housing programs and by any localities receiving state funds to administer programs and activities related to housing.

S8096 - Sponsor Memo

S8096 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8096
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAVANAGH,  BIAGGI, KRUEGER, MAY, STAVISKY -- 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 an
   obligation to affirmatively further fair housing
 
   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 XIV
             OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING
 SECTION 600. OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING.
   § 600. OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING. 1.   FOR  THE
 PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE TERM "COVERED HOUSING AGENCY" SHALL MEAN
 ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR OFFICE  ADMINISTERING  HOUSING  LAWS  OR
 HOUSING  PROGRAMS  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEW YORK STATE HOMES AND
 COMMUNITY RENEWAL, THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  THE
 NEW  YORK  STATE  HOUSING  FINANCE AGENCY, THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING CORPO-
 RATION, THE HOUSING TRUST FUND  CORPORATION,  THE  MUNICIPAL  BOND  BANK
 AGENCY,  THE  STATE  OF  NEW YORK MORTGAGE AGENCY, ANY SUBSIDIARY OF THE
 FOREGOING AGENCIES, AND ANY LOCALITIES RECEIVING FUNDS  FROM  ANY  STATE
 DEPARTMENT,  AGENCY  OR  OFFICE  TO  ADMINISTER  PROGRAMS  OR ACTIVITIES
 RELATED TO HOUSING.
   2. THE COMMISSIONER AND ALL COVERED HOUSING AGENCIES SHALL  ADMINISTER
 ALL  SUCH  PROGRAMS  AND  ACTIVITIES RELATED TO HOUSING IN A MANNER THAT
 AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHERS FAIR HOUSING AND SHALL COOPERATE WITH THE COMMIS-
 SIONER TO FURTHER SUCH PURPOSE.
   3. THE COMMISSIONER AND ALL COVERED HOUSING AGENCIES SHALL TAKE  MEAN-
 INGFUL ACTIONS TO:
   (A) IDENTIFY AND OVERCOME PATTERNS OF SEGREGATION;
   (B) ERADICATE RACIALLY OR ETHNICALLY CONCENTRATED AREAS OF POVERTY;
   (C) REDUCE DISPARITIES IN ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY;
   (D) ELIMINATE DISPROPORTIONATE HOUSING NEEDS; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S8096A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §600, Pub Hous L

S8096A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing by state departments, agencies or offices administering housing laws or housing programs and by any localities receiving state funds to administer programs and activities related to housing.

S8096A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8096A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8096--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAVANAGH,  BIAGGI, JACKSON, KAPLAN, KRUEGER, MAY,
   SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
   ed 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  an
   obligation to affirmatively further fair housing
 
   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 XIV
             OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING
 SECTION 600. OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING.
   §  600.  OBLIGATION TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING. 1.  FOR THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "COVERED HOUSING AGENCY"  SHALL  MEAN
 ANY  STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR OFFICE ADMINISTERING HOUSING AND COMMU-
 NITY DEVELOPMENT LAWS OR  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY  DEVELOPMENT  PROGRAMS
 INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEW YORK STATE HOMES AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL,
 THE  DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, THE NEW YORK STATE HOUS-
 ING FINANCE AGENCY, THE  AFFORDABLE  HOUSING  CORPORATION,  THE  HOUSING
 TRUST FUND CORPORATION, THE MUNICIPAL BOND BANK AGENCY, THE STATE OF NEW
 YORK  MORTGAGE  AGENCY,  ANY  SUBSIDIARY  OF THE FOREGOING AGENCIES, ANY
 PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY, AND ANY LOCALITIES RECEIVING FUNDS FROM ANY STATE
 DEPARTMENT, AGENCY  OR  OFFICE  TO  ADMINISTER  PROGRAMS  OR  ACTIVITIES
 RELATED TO HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
   2.  THE COMMISSIONER AND ALL COVERED HOUSING AGENCIES SHALL ADMINISTER
 ALL SUCH PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RELATED TO HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVEL-
 OPMENT IN A MANNER THAT AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHERS FAIR  HOUSING  AND  SHALL
 COOPERATE WITH THE COMMISSIONER TO FURTHER SUCH PURPOSE.
   3.  THE COMMISSIONER AND ALL COVERED HOUSING AGENCIES SHALL TAKE MEAN-
 INGFUL ACTIONS TO:
   (A) IDENTIFY AND OVERCOME  PATTERNS  OF  RESIDENTIAL  SEGREGATION  AND
 HOUSING DISCRIMINATION;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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