assembly Bill A6593B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity act"

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Current Bill Status Via S5257 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.721
substituted for a6593b
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by s5257c
rules report cal.721
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Jun 08, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jun 06, 2021 print number 6593b
Jun 06, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to housing
May 28, 2021 print number 6593a
May 28, 2021 amend and recommit to housing
Mar 19, 2021 referred to housing

Votes

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Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S5257C
15
5
committee
15
Aye
5
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 18, 2021 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S5257
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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A6593 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5257
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 31 §§1280 - 1282, Priv Hous Fin L

A6593 - Summary

Enacts the "Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity act" in order to provide a mechanism for the state to finance the acquisition of distressed hotels and commercial office properties by the appropriate nonprofit organizations for the purpose of maintaining or increasing affordable housing.

A6593 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6593
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. REYES -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Housing
 
 AN ACT to amend the private housing finance law and  the  state  finance
   law,  in  relation to enacting the "housing our neighbors with dignity
   act"
 
   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 "housing our neighbors with dignity act".
   § 2. The private housing finance law is amended by adding a new  arti-
 cle 31 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XXXI
                HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM
 SECTION 1280. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
         1281. DEFINITIONS.
         1282. HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM.
   §  1280.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS  AND  PURPOSE.  THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
 THROUGH THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, IS  EMPOWERED  TO
 PURCHASE  AND  CONVERT  DISTRESSED  HOTELS AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES, IN
 CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, FOR USE  AS  AFFORDABLE
 PERMANENT  HOUSING  THAT  MEETS  STANDARDS ESTABLISHED TO ENSURE SAFETY,
 HABITABILITY, QUALITY, AND ACCESS TO SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AS APPROPRIATE,
 TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS  AND  PEOPLE  EXPERIENCING
 HOMELESSNESS  IMMEDIATELY  PRIOR TO ENTERING SUCH HOUSING. THESE PROPER-
 TIES WILL BE MANAGED  BY  APPROPRIATE  NONPROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS,  EITHER
 THROUGH  TRANSFER  OF  OWNERSHIP  OR LONG-TERM NET LEASE BY THE NEW YORK
 GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY THAT ACQUIRED THE PROPERTY.
   THE ACQUIRED PROPERTIES MAY BE CONVERTED INTO HOUSING MODELS AS DEEMED
 NECESSARY BY THE  STATE  OR  APPROPRIATE  NONPROFIT  AUTHORITY  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES   OF  CREATING  SUPPORTIVE  AND/OR  AFFORDABLE  HOUSING  UNITS;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09863-03-1

Co-Sponsors

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A6593A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5257
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 31 §§1280 - 1282, Priv Hous Fin L

A6593A - Summary

Enacts the "Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity act" in order to provide a mechanism for the state to finance the acquisition of distressed hotels and commercial office properties by the appropriate nonprofit organizations for the purpose of maintaining or increasing affordable housing.

A6593A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6593--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  REYES,  MITAYNES,  MAMDANI, JACKSON, BARRON,
   PICHARDO, EPSTEIN,  KELLES,  BARNWELL,  HEVESI,  L. ROSENTHAL,  MEEKS,
   DE LA ROSA, OTIS, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, CLARK, CARROLL, FORREST -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Housing -- committee discharged, bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the private housing finance law and  the  state  finance
   law,  in  relation to enacting the "housing our neighbors with dignity
   act"
 
   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 "housing our neighbors with dignity act".
   § 2. The private housing finance law is amended by adding a new  arti-
 cle 31 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XXXI
                HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM
 SECTION 1280. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
         1281. DEFINITIONS.
         1282. HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM.
   §  1280.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS  AND  PURPOSE.  THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
 THROUGH THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, IS  EMPOWERED  TO
 PURCHASE, ACQUIRE, HOLD AND/OR CONVERT OR FINANCE THE PURCHASE, ACQUISI-
 TION,  HOLDING  AND/OR  CONVERSION  OF  DISTRESSED HOTELS AND COMMERCIAL
 OFFICE PROPERTIES FOR USE AS AFFORDABLE  PERMANENT  HOUSING  THAT  MEETS
 STANDARDS  ESTABLISHED  TO  ENSURE  SAFETY,  HABITABILITY,  QUALITY, AND
 ACCESS TO SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AS APPROPRIATE, TO BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  TO
 LOW-INCOME  HOUSEHOLDS  AND PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS IMMEDIATELY
 PRIOR TO ENTERING SUCH HOUSING. THESE PROPERTIES SHALL BE  OWNED,  OPER-
 ATED  AND MANAGED BY APPROPRIATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, EITHER THROUGH
 TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OR LONG-TERM NET LEASE BY  THE  NEW  YORK  GOVERN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6593B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5257
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 31 §§1280 - 1282, Priv Hous Fin L

A6593B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity act" in order to provide a mechanism for the state to finance the acquisition of distressed hotels and commercial office properties by the appropriate nonprofit organizations for the purpose of maintaining or increasing affordable housing.

A6593B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6593--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  REYES,  MITAYNES,  MAMDANI, JACKSON, BARRON,
   PICHARDO, EPSTEIN,  KELLES,  BARNWELL,  HEVESI,  L. ROSENTHAL,  MEEKS,
   DE LA ROSA,  OTIS,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  CLARK, CARROLL, FORREST, SIMON --
   read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Housing  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the private housing finance law, in relation to enacting
   the "housing our neighbors with dignity act"
 
   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 "housing our neighbors with dignity act".
   § 2. The private housing finance law is amended by adding a new  arti-
 cle 31 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XXXI
                HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM
 SECTION 1280. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
         1281. DEFINITIONS.
         1282. HOUSING OUR NEIGHBORS WITH DIGNITY PROGRAM.
   §  1280.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS  AND  PURPOSE.  THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
 THROUGH THE HOUSING TRUST FUND CORPORATION, IS EMPOWERED TO FINANCE  THE
 PURCHASE,  ACQUISITION,  HOLDING  OR CONVERSION OF DISTRESSED HOTELS AND
 COMMERCIAL OFFICE PROPERTIES FOR USE  AS  AFFORDABLE  PERMANENT  HOUSING
 THAT  MEETS STANDARDS ESTABLISHED TO ENSURE SAFETY, HABITABILITY, QUALI-
 TY, AND ACCESS TO SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AS APPROPRIATE, TO BE MADE  AVAIL-
 ABLE TO LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS AND PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS IMME-
 DIATELY PRIOR TO ENTERING SUCH HOUSING. THESE PROPERTIES SHALL BE OWNED,
 OPERATED  AND MANAGED BY APPROPRIATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE
 USE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCY FUNDING TO ACQUIRE THE PROPERTY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09863-11-1