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File #: Int 1206-2016    Version: * Name: Reporting on job creation and employment programs of public housing agencies.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Public Housing
On agenda: 6/8/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on job creation and employment programs of public housing agencies
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, Jumaane D. Williams, Ritchie J. Torres, Donovan J. Richards, Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Rosie Mendez, Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require each public housing agency operating in the City, including the New York City Housing Authority (“NYCHA”) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”), to make publicly available online and submit to the Council an annual report on each such agency’s compliance with the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. This bill would also require NYCHA to make publicly available online and submit to the Council an annual report on its employment programs.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1206, 2. June 8, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 6/23/16, 4. Hearing Testimony 6/23/16, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/23/16
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12/31/2017*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/23/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Public Housing Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/23/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Public Housing Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1206

 

By Council Members Cumbo, Williams, Torres, Richards, Chin, Rosenthal, Mendez and Salamanca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on job creation and employment programs of public housing agencies

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subchapter 4 to read as follows:

SUBCHAPTER 4

REPORTS RELATED TO PUBLIC HOUSING

§ 3-140 General.

§ 3-141 Report on job creation.

§ 3-142 Report on public housing employment programs.

 

§ 3-140 General. a. As used in this subchapter:

Public housing. The term “public housing” has the meaning ascribed to such term in section 1437a of title 42 of the United States code.

Public housing agency. The term “public housing agency” has the meaning ascribed to such term in section 1437a of title 42 of the United States code.

Section 3 business concerns. The term “section 3 business concerns” has the meaning ascribed to such term in section 135.5 of title 24 of the code of federal regulations.

Section 3 eligible job. The term “section 3 eligible job” means a job that may be used to satisfy section 3 requirements.

Section 3 requirements. The term “section 3 requirements” means requirements imposed by section 3 of the housing and urban development act of 1968, as amended.

b. Reports required under this subchapter shall only contain information in the aggregate and shall not contain any personally identifiable information.

§ 3-141 Report on job creation. a. No later than 60 days after the end of each calendar year, beginning with the first calendar year that commences after the effective date of the local law that added this section, each public housing agency operating in the city shall make publicly available online and submit to the council a report on such agency’s compliance with section 3 requirements. Such report shall include, at a minimum, the following information, disaggregated by public housing development, borough and council district:

1. A description of job training opportunities facilitated by such agency in compliance with section 3 requirements, including but not limited to the number of public housing residents who have accessed such job training opportunities and the types of job training opportunities offered to public housing residents;

2. The number of section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency in the reporting year;

3. A list of section 3 eligible job categories and the number of section 3 eligible jobs created in each such category by such agency in the reporting year; 

4. The number of persons hired for section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency in the reporting year, disaggregated by job category and full-time or part-time status;

5. The number of public housing residents hired for section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency in the reporting year, disaggregated by job category and full-time or part-time status;

6. The number of public housing residents who applied for section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency in the reporting year, disaggregated by job category;

7. The average wage of section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency during the reporting year;

8. The average wage of section 3 eligible jobs created by such agency during the reporting year for which a public housing resident was hired;

9. The number of construction and non-construction contracts awarded to section 3 business concerns during the reporting year; and

10. The dollar amount of construction and non-construction contracts awarded to section 3 business concerns during the reporting year.

b. If such agency is voluntarily implementing requirements similar to section 3 requirements in connection with financial assistance received directly or indirectly from the federal emergency management agency or another federal instrumentality, such agency shall include the information described by paragraphs 1 through 10 of subdivision a of this section for such voluntarily implemented requirements in each report required by subdivision a of this section. Such information shall be set forth separately from the information required by subdivision a of this section.

c. Each such agency shall make such information publicly available in a non-proprietary format that permits automated processing.

                     § 3-142 Report on public housing employment programs. a. No later than 60 days after the end of each calendar year, beginning with the first calendar year that commences after the effective date of the local law that added this section, the New York city housing authority shall make publicly available online and submit to the council a report on employment programs administered by such authority. Such report shall include, at a minimum, the following information, disaggregated by public housing development, borough and council district:

                     1. A description of each employment program administered by such authority;

2. The number of public housing residents who applied for jobs through such employment programs, disaggregated by the type of program and type of job;

                     3. The number of public housing residents hired for jobs through such employment programs, disaggregated by the type of program and type of job;

                     4. A description of the job training programs facilitated by such authority;

5. The number of public housing residents who have completed such job training programs; and

                     6. The number of public housing residents who have been placed in jobs through such job training programs, disaggregated by the type of job.

b. Such authority shall make such information publicly available online in a non-proprietary format that permits automated processing.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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