senate Bill S9193

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the timeline for completion and amount spent on emergency home repairs for low-moderate income senior citizens through the RESTORE program

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Current Bill Status Via A10271 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 08, 2022 signed chap.487
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1714
substituted for s9193
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a10271
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1714
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 12, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development

S9193 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10271
Law Section:
Private Housing Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1262, Priv Hous Fin L

S9193 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the timeline for completion and amount spent on emergency home repairs for low-moderate income senior citizens through the RESTORE program.

S9193 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9193 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9193
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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 private housing finance law, in relation to increas-
   ing  the  timeline  for  completion and amount spent on emergency home
   repairs for low-moderate income senior citizens  through  the  RESTORE
   program

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Section 1262 of the private housing finance law, as  added
 by  section 1 of part X of chapter 56 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
 read as follows:
   § 1262. Residential emergency services to offer home  repairs  to  the
 elderly  contracts.  1. Within the limit of funds available in the resi-
 dential emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly program,
 the corporation is hereby authorized to enter into contracts with eligi-
 ble applicants to provide financial assistance for the actual costs of a
 residential emergency services to offer  home  repairs  to  the  elderly
 program.  The financial assistance shall be either in the form of grants
 or loans, as the corporation shall determine. Funds  must  be  used  for
 one-  to  four-unit  dwellings  that  are owned and occupied by eligible
 households, and work undertaken  cannot  exceed  [ten]  TWENTY  thousand
 dollars  per  building.  No  more than fifty percent of the total amount
 awarded pursuant to this article in any fiscal year shall  be  allocated
 to  any  residential  emergency  services  to  offer home repairs to the
 elderly program located within any single municipality.
   2. From the date of the emergency referral,  [the  eligible  applicant
 has up to five business days to respond and inspect the eligible proper-
 ty;  from  the date of the inspection and assessment of emergency repair
 need, the eligible applicant must  start  the  repairs  within  fourteen
 business days;] all repairs must be completed within sixty business days
 of  the  start  of  the repairs provided, however, that the commissioner
 shall grant the eligible applicant additional time for good cause.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15811-01-2

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