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File #: Int 1213-2016    Version: Name: Reporting on outcomes of services provided to public housing residents.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Housing
On agenda: 6/8/2016
Enactment date: 12/6/2016 Law number: 2016/163
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on outcomes of services provided to public housing residents
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Donovan J. Richards, Mark Treyger, Laurie A. Cumbo, Deborah L. Rose, Alan N. Maisel, Antonio Reynoso, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Rosie Mendez, Carlos Menchaca, Brad S. Lander, Andrew Cohen, James G. Van Bramer, Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor, or an agency designated by the Mayor, to publish an annual report on the outcomes of services provided to public housing residents, including employment-related services, financial counseling or banking services, income support services, adult education services, and business-related services.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1213-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1213, 4. Int. No. 1213 - 6/8/16, 5. June 8, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 6/23/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/23/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/23/16, 9. Committee Report 11/28/16, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/28/16, 11. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 12. November 29, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Proposed Int. No. 1213-A - 12/2/16, 15. Int. No. 1213-A (FINAL), 16. Mayor's Letter, 17. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-29-16, 18. Local Law 163, 19. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 29, 2016
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/7/2016ARitchie J. Torres City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/2016ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/2016ARitchie J. Torres Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2016ARitchie J. Torres City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2016ARitchie J. Torres City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2016*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2016*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2016*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/2016ARitchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/23/2016*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/23/2016*Ritchie J. Torres Committee on Public Housing Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2016*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2016*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1213-A

 

By Council Members Torres, Salamanca, Richards, Treyger, Cumbo, Rose, Maisel, Reynoso, Cabrera, Chin, Rosenthal, Mendez, Menchaca, Lander, Cohen, Van Bramer, Levin and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on outcomes of services provided to public housing residents

 

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 5 to read as follows:

SUBCHAPTER 5

REPORTS RELATED TO PUBLIC HOUSING

§ 3-150 General.

§ 3-151 Report on outcomes of services provided to public housing residents.

 

§ 3-150 General. a. As used in this subchapter:

Public housing. The term “public housing” means housing owned or operated by the New York city housing authority.

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

§ 3-151 Report on outcomes of services provided to public housing residents. a. In 2017 and each calendar year thereafter, the mayor, or an agency designated by the mayor, shall make publicly available online and submit to the council a report relating to outcomes of programs administered by or on behalf of the city, or funded in whole or in part by the city, that provide services to public housing residents. In developing this report, the mayor or such designated agency shall seek cooperation and assistance from the New York city housing authority. Such report shall include, at a minimum, the following information, disaggregated by public housing development, borough and council district, to the extent that such outcomes are tracked by such programs:

1. Outcomes of employment-related programs, including but not limited to:

(a) For each such program, the following information; provided that the term “employment program” includes, but is not limited to, the jobs-plus community revitalization initiative for public housing families as authorized by the omnibus consolidated rescissions and appropriations act of 1996, as enacted by section 204 of public law 104-134, such section 204 relating to public housing/section 8 moving to work demonstration, and as announced in page 66856 in number 244 of volume 61 of the federal register:

(1) Name of such program and date on which such program was initiated;

(2) Number of public housing residents who applied for such program;

(3) Number of public housing residents who were accepted and enrolled in such program;

(4) Number of public housing residents who were placed into full-time or part-time jobs through such program and the average wage of such residents;

                     (5) Number of public housing residents who received a referral for social services through such program;

(6) Number of public housing residents who enrolled in financial counseling services through such program;

(7) Number of public housing residents who enrolled in vocational training programs through such program;

(8) Number of public housing residents who enrolled in preparation courses for English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) or the test assessing secondary completion (TASC) through such program;

(9) Number of public housing residents who enrolled in college-readiness courses or participated in college-readiness activities through such program;

(b) Number of public housing residents who took the city civil service examination;

2. For each program that provides financial counseling or banking services, the following information:

(a) Name of such program and date on which such program was initiated;

(b) Number of public housing residents who received financial counseling or banking services through such program;

(c) Number of public housing residents who reported that their credit scores were improved through such program;

(d) Number of public housing residents who reported that their debt was reduced through such program;

(e) Number of public housing residents who reported that their savings increased through such program;

3. For each program that provides financial assistance to individuals for food, medical care or housing or otherwise for income support, the following information; provided that the term “program” as used in this paragraph includes, but is not limited to, the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), authorized under chapter 51 of title 7 of the United States code, medicaid, authorized under subchapter xix of chapter 7 of title 42 of the United States code, and medicare, authorized under subchapter xviii of chapter 7 of title 42 of the United States code:

(a) Name of such program and date on which such program was initiated;

(b) Number of public housing residents who submitted applications for benefits under such program;

(c) Number of public housing residents who received benefits under such program;

(d) Number of public housing residents who were income-eligible for benefits under such program;

 4. Adult education outcomes, including but not limited to:

(a) For each program that provides educational services for adults, the following information; provided that the term “program” as used in this paragraph includes, but is not limited to, the English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) and the adult basic education (ABE) program:

(1) Name of such program and date on which such program was initiated;

(2) Number of public housing residents who participated in such program;

(b) Number of public housing residents who passed the test assessing secondary completion (TASC); and

5. Outcomes of business-related programs that provide guidance, financing, or other assistance for developing business, including but not limited to:

(a) Name of such program and date on which such program was initiated;

(b) Number of public housing residents who enrolled in courses offered by such program or otherwise received guidance under such program;

b. Such information shall be made publicly available in a non-proprietary format that permits automated processing.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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