senate Bill S2804A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the housing access voucher program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 11, 2021 print number 2804a
Feb 11, 2021 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 25, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

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Mar 9, 2021 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2021

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S2804 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3701
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7628, A9657

S2804 - 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.

S2804 - Sponsor Memo

S2804 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2804
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06413-01-1

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S2804A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3701
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§600 - 618, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7628, A9657

S2804A (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.

S2804A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2804A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2804--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KAVANAGH, PERSAUD, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, COMRIE,
   GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER,
   LIU, MAY, MYRIE, PARKER,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SANDERS,  SAVINO,
   SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY  -- 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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