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File #: Int 1613-2019    Version: * Name: Community land trusts.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/18/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to community land trusts
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to include Community Land Trusts among potential developers for properties transferred through the Third Party Transfer program.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1613, 2. Int. No. 1613, 3. June 18, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-18-19, 5. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of June 13, 2019 Held on June 18, 2019

Int. No. 1613


By Council Member Cabrera


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to community land trusts


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:


Section 1. Paragraph (2) of subdivision b of section 11-412.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 37 for the year 1996 is amended to read as follows:

(2) Such third party shall be deemed qualified and shall be designated pursuant to such criteria as are established in rules promulgated by the commissioner of housing preservation and development, provided, however, that such criteria shall include but not be limited to: residential management experience; financial ability; rehabilitation experience; ability to work with government and community organizations; neighborhood ties; and that the commissioner shall consider whether the third party is a responsible legal tenant, community land trust as defined by section 26-2001 of the code, not-for-profit organization or neighborhood-based-for-profit individual or organization. The commissioner shall not deem qualified any third party who has been finally adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction, within seven years of the date on which such third party would otherwise be deemed qualified, to have violated any section of articles one hundred fifty, one hundred seventy-five, one hundred seventy-six, one hundred eighty, one hundred eighty-five or two hundred of the penal law or any similar laws of another jurisdiction, or who has been suspended or debarred from contracting with the city or any agency of the city pursuant to section 335 of the charter during the period of such suspension or debarment. The rules promulgated by the commissioner pursuant to this paragraph may establish other bases for disqualification of a third party.

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


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