senate Bill S9462

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the special joint legislative commission on affordable housing

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 vetoed memo.85
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.663
substituted for a10494a
Jun 02, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1880
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development


S9462 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S9462 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the special joint legislative commission on affordable housing to make recommendations to the legislature on how to preserve and maintain existing affordable housing, to support the development of new affordable housing in the state of New York, to strengthen and grow diverse and stable communities, and to maximize the impact of private, state, local and federal resources by ensuring long term affordability.

S9462 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9462 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 30, 2022
 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 establishing the special joint legislative commission on afforda-
   ble  housing;  and  providing  for  the repeal of such provisions upon
   expiration thereof

   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "special joint legislative commission on affordable housing act".
   § 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature hereby finds and
 declares that New York State and its localities  have  made  significant
 investments in the development and preservation of affordable housing in
 recent years, including the implementation of landmark, statewide spend-
 ing  plans targeting various types of housing and those populations most
 in need of affordable and supportive options. While the state  has  made
 progress  toward  achieving  housing  goals,  additional initiatives are
 needed to address affordable housing  shortages.  The  purpose  of  this
 commission  is to examine the overall effectiveness of existing programs
 that prioritize housing stability and the preservation  and  development
 of  affordable  housing. This commission will also allow the legislature
 to hear from a broad array of housing stakeholders in order to  identify
 methods to improve existing programs as well as implement new strategies
 to increase the supply and production of affordable housing units across
 the state.
   §  3.  Special  joint legislative commission on affordable housing. 1.
 There is hereby created in the division of housing and community renewal
 a special  joint  legislative  commission  on  affordable  housing.  The
 commission  shall  consist of twenty-five members: (a) the chief housing
 officer of the city of New York, or their designee; (b) eight members to
 be appointed by the governor including (i) the commissioner of the divi-
 sion of housing and community  renewal,  or  their  designee,  (ii)  the
 commissioner  of  the  office of temporary and disability assistance, or
 their designee, (iii) the superintendent of the department of  financial
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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