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File #: Int 0892-2012    Version: * Name: Publication of certain information related to the administration of the section eight program by the department of HPD.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the publication of certain information related to the administration of the section eight program by the department of housing preservation and development.
Sponsors: Annabel Palma, Gale A. Brewer, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Brad S. Lander, James G. Van Bramer, Ruben Wills, Robert Jackson, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Int. No. 892
 
By Council Members Palma, Brewer, Cabrera, Chin, Dromm, Ferreras, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Koslowitz, Mark-Viverito, Mendez, Rose, Vann, Williams, Rodriguez, Arroyo, Lander, Van Bramer, Wills, Jackson and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the publication of certain information related to the administration of the section eight program by the department of housing preservation and development.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Chapter sixty one of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1806 to read as follows:
§1806. Publication of certain information related to the section eight housing choice voucher program. The department shall maintain on its website and update on a monthly basis the following information:
1. the total number of section eight vouchers available to the department for distribution;
2. the number of units or families served by section eight vouchers administered by the department;
3. the number of section eight vouchers available to the department but not currently used to serve families.
For purposes of this section, the term "section eight voucher" shall include tenant-based vouchers and project based vouchers administered by the department in accordance with section eight of the housing act of nineteen thirty-seven.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
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