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State aid to local governments for housing maintenance code enforcement
State Finance (STF) CHAPTER 56, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 54-h. State aid to local governments for housing maintenance code
enforcement. 1. The commissioner of housing and community renewal shall
grant state aid to cities in the amount of fifty per centum of the
amount of money expended from funds raised by taxes imposed by such city
during the city fiscal year, up to a maximum amount of eight million
dollars in any one year, by a city of over one million population by the
department of housing preservation and development for enforcement of
the multiple dwelling law and any other provision of law, rule or
regulation in relation to the maintenance, use, occupancy, safety,
sanitary condition and inspection of any building or portion thereof
which is occupied or arranged or intended to be occupied as the home,
residence of one or more human beings, not, however, including one or
two-family houses, as determined by the commissioner of housing and
community renewal.

2. The mayor of each city desiring to make application for state aid
under this section shall annually on such dates as may be fixed by the
commissioner of the division of housing and community renewal, submit to
him the request of such city for such state aid and shall support such
request with such information as the commissioner may require. The
commissioner shall prescribe the form in which such information shall be