Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 24, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 05, 2023||
referred to housing, construction and community development
Senate Bill S547
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S547 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S547 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To directs the Commissioner of Housing and Community Renewal to conduct annual audits of compliance with the Affordable New York housing program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds a new subdivision 8 to Section 14 of the Public Housing Law ("Powers and duties of the commissioner; generally") to require the HCR Commissioner to conduct an annual audit of the Affordable New York housing program to measure compliance with the requirements of the program.
2023-S547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 547 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2023 ___________ 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 STABILIZATION 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00166-01-3
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