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File #: Int 1211-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring developers who receive city financial assistance for housing development projects to set aside a certain of created or preserved dwelling units for homeless individuals and families.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 10/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring developers who receive city financial assistance for housing development projects to set aside a certain of created or preserved dwelling units for homeless individuals and families
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Justin L. Brannan, Brad S. Lander, Antonio Reynoso, Ritchie J. Torres, Inez D. Barron, The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Diana Ayala , Ruben Diaz, Sr., Vanessa L. Gibson, Mark Levine, Fernando Cabrera , Rory I. Lancman, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Adrienne E. Adams, Francisco P. Moya, Carlina Rivera , Ben Kallos, Helen K. Rosenthal, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Andy L. King, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Mathieu Eugene, Carlos Menchaca, Margaret S. Chin, Laurie A. Cumbo, James G. Van Bramer, Mark Gjonaj , Bill Perkins, Andrew Cohen, Costa G. Constantinides, Donovan J. Richards, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 34
Summary: This bill would require developers who receive city financial assistance for housing development projects that create or preserve more than fifteen dwelling units to set aside 15 percent of dwelling units for homeless individuals and families.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1211, 2. Int. No. 1211, 3. October 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 1/14/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 1/14/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 1/14/19
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1/14/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1211

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Levin, Cornegy, Brannan, Lander, Reynoso, Torres, Barron, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Ayala, Diaz, Gibson, Levine, Cabrera, Lancman, Espinal, Adams, Moya, Rivera, Kallos, Rosenthal, Rodriguez, King, Ampry-Samuel, Eugene, Menchaca, Chin, Cumbo, Van Bramer, Gjonaj, Perkins, Cohen, Constantinides, Richards and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring developers who receive city financial assistance for housing development projects to set aside a certain of created or preserved dwelling units for homeless individuals and families

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

 

Section 1. Title 26 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by added a new chapter 21 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 21

SET ASIDES IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS FOR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

 

                     § 26-2101 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

                       City financial assistance.  The term “city financial assistance” means any loans,  grants,  tax credits,  tax  exemptions,  discretionary tax  abatements,  subsidies, mortgages, debt forgiveness, land conveyances for less than appraised value, land  value, or other thing of value allocated, conveyed or expended by the city.

                     Developer. The term “developer” means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, corporation or other entity that receives city financial assistance for a housing development project.

                     Housing development project.  The term “housing development project” means construction, rehabilitation or alteration of any residential building, residential facility or residential structure by a developer which (1) creates at least fifteen dwelling units and is funded in whole or in part by city financial assistance other than benefits approved or administered in accordance with sections 421-a or 489 of the New York state real property tax law or other similar programs; or (2) preserves at least fifteen dwelling units, at least one of which is vacant, and is funded in whole or in part by city financial assistance other than benefits approved or administered in accordance with sections 421-a or 489 of the New York state real property tax law or other similar programs

                     § 26-2102 Set Asides. Any developer who receives city financial assistance for a housing development project after the effective date of this chapter must set aside a minimum of fifteen percent of the created or preserved dwelling units for homeless individuals and families.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

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