1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Housing
  4. Article 12: Public Housing Drug Elimination Pilot Program


Section 304 Eligible activities

Public Housing (PBG)

A public housing authority or agency may use a grant under this article for:

  (1) the employment of security personnel in public housing projects;

  (2) reimbursement of local law enforcement agencies for additional security and protective services for public housing projects;

  (3) physical improvements in public housing projects which are specifically designed to enhance security;

  (4) the employment of one or more individuals:

  (a) to investigate drug-related crime on or about the real property comprising any public housing project; and

  (b) to provide evidence relating to any such crime in any administrative or judicial proceeding;

  (5) the provision of training, communications equipment, and other related equipment for use by voluntary public housing tenant patrols acting in cooperation with local law enforcement officials;

  (6) innovative programs designed to reduce use of drugs in and around public housing projects; and

  (7) providing funding to nonprofit public housing resident management corporations and tenant councils to develop security and drug abuse prevention programs involving site residents.