senate Bill S6384

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of housing and community renewal to conduct annual audits of compliance with the affordable New York housing program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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May 18, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Apr 26, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

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May 18, 2021 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

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S6384 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7265
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Pub Hous L

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of housing and community renewal to conduct annual audits of compliance with the affordable New York housing program and requires the results of such audits to be published on the division's website.

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6384
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 directing the
   commissioner of housing and community renewal to conduct annual audits
   of compliance with the affordable New York housing program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 14 of the public housing law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL CONDUCT AN ANNUAL AUDIT OF THE AFFORDABLE
 NEW YORK HOUSING PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO  SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
 TWENTY-ONE-A OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW TO MEASURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE
 REQUIREMENTS  OF  SUCH  SECTION. THE AUDIT SHALL REVIEW PROPERTIES WHICH
 RECEIVE BENEFITS PURSUANT TO THE AFFORDABLE NEW YORK HOUSING PROGRAM  TO
 CONFIRM  THAT  OWNERS  OF  SUCH  PROPERTIES  ARE COMPLYING WITH THE RENT
 REGISTRATION, AFFORDABILITY, RENT OVERCHARGE  AND  APPLICATION  REQUIRE-
 MENTS  OF  SUCH  PROGRAM.   THE AUDIT SHALL ALSO REVIEW UNITS WITHIN THE
 GEOGRAPHIC EXCLUSION AREA, INCLUDING ANY EXPANDED  GEOGRAPHIC  EXCLUSION
 AREAS, SUCH AS THE ONE ADDED IN TWO THOUSAND SEVEN, TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE
 WITH THE AFFORDABILITY REQUIREMENTS.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PUBLISH THE
 RESULTS  OF  THE  AUDIT  ANNUALLY ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST AND
 SHALL MAKE SUCH RESULTS PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON  THE  DIVISION'S  WEBSITE.
 THE  INITIAL  AUDIT SHALL BE COMPLETED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
 TION WITH THE STATE COMPTROLLER, AND SHALL INCLUDE ALL PROPERTIES  WHICH
 ARE  RECEIVING  OR HAVE RECEIVED BENEFITS PURSUANT TO THE AFFORDABLE NEW
 YORK HOUSING PROGRAM OR PRIOR PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
 FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE-A OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
 ER,  THAT  ALL  SUBSEQUENT  AUDITS  NEED  ONLY  INCLUDE PROPERTIES WHICH
 RECEIVED BENEFITS DURING THE PRIOR YEAR.  IN THE EVENT THAT THE AFFORDA-
 BLE NEW YORK HOUSING PROGRAM IS TERMINATED OR OTHERWISE DISCONTINUED,  A
 FINAL AUDIT OF THE PROGRAM SHALL BE SUBMITTED ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH TERMI-
 NATION OR DISCONTINUANCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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