assembly Bill A5428

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing

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Feb 16, 2021 referred to housing

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A5428 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1353
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §600, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8096

A5428 (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.

A5428 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5428
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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  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
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.