assembly Bill A3918A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2021 print number 3918a
Feb 10, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to housing
Jan 28, 2021 referred to housing

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A3918 - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 615, Pub Hous L; add §131-bb, amd §§131-w, 131-s & 106-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10248

A3918 - Summary

Establishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program; implements a program of rental and utility payment assistance to eligible households; defines terms.

A3918 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3918
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CYMBROWITZ, FAHY, O'DONNELL, TAYLOR, CARROLL,
   WOERNER, SIMON, RAMOS, DICKENS,  GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,  WEPRIN,  ROZIC,
   GLICK,  SEAWRIGHT,  HEVESI,  RODRIGUEZ, EPSTEIN, NOLAN, THIELE, BRAUN-
   STEIN, CAHILL, MAGNARELLI, BRONSON -- read once and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Housing

 AN  ACT  to  amend the public housing law, in relation to establishing a
   COVID-19 emergency rental assistance 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 XIV
               COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 SECTION 600. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         601. DEFINITIONS.
         602. AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE.
         603. ELIGIBILITY.
         604. PAYMENT OF EMERGENCY VOUCHERS.
         605. RENTAL OBLIGATION.
         606. ASSISTANCE PAYMENT.
         607. VERIFICATION OF INCOME AND ASSETS.
         608. HOUSING ASSISTANCE PAYMENT CONTRACTS FOR UNITS NEWLY RENTED
                FOR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES.
         609. INSPECTION OF UNITS NEWLY RENTED FOR  HOMELESS  INDIVIDUALS
                AND FAMILIES.
         610. HOUSING OBLIGATIONS.
         611. REPORTS BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   §  600.  LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT IT IS IN THE
 PUBLIC INTEREST TO ENSURE THAT NEW YORKERS ARE NOT RENDERED HOMELESS  OR
 SEVERELY FINANCIALLY BURDENED BECAUSE OF AN INABILITY TO PAY THE COST OF
 HOUSING AND OTHER NECESSITIES DUE TO LOSS OF INCOME RELATED TO THE WIDE-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A3918A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 615, Pub Hous L; add §131-bb, amd §§131-w, 131-s & 106-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10248

A3918A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program; implements a program of rental and utility payment assistance to eligible households; defines terms.

A3918A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3918--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CYMBROWITZ, FAHY, O'DONNELL, TAYLOR, CARROLL,
   WOERNER, SIMON, RAMOS, DICKENS,  GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,  WEPRIN,  ROZIC,
   GLICK,  SEAWRIGHT,  HEVESI,  RODRIGUEZ, EPSTEIN, NOLAN, THIELE, BRAUN-
   STEIN, CAHILL, MAGNARELLI, BRONSON -- 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 and the social services  law,  in
   relation  to  establishing  a  COVID-19  emergency  rental  assistance
   program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
   tion thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program of 2021".
   §  2.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new article 14 to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE XIV
               COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 SECTION 600. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         601. DEFINITIONS.
         602. AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT EMERGENCY RENTAL AND UTILITY ASSIST-
                ANCE.
         603. ALLOCATION AMONG THE CITY OF NEW YORK  AND  THE  RESPECTIVE
                COUNTIES OF THE STATE.
         604. ELIGIBILITY.
         605. APPLICATION.
         606. DOCUMENTATION.
         607. RESTRICTIONS ON EVICTION.
         608. PAYMENTS.
         609. NO REPAYMENT AND ASSISTANCE NOT CONSIDERED INCOME.
         610. NOTICE TO TENANTS IN EVICTION PROCEEDINGS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.