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File #: Int 1583-2017    Version: * Name: Receipt of rental assistance payments.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 4/25/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the receipt of rental assistance payments
Sponsors: Ritchie J. Torres, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1583, 2. April 25, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1583
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017*Ritchie J. Torres City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1583

 

By Council Members Torres and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the receipt of rental assistance payments

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-139 to read as follows:

§ 21-139 Rental assistance payments. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “rental assistance payments” means payments made by the department to landlords on behalf of tenants pursuant to programs administered by the department.

b. The department shall provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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LS #7983

4/19/17