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File #: Int 1827-2019    Version: * Name: Establishing a NYCHA liaison within the dept for the aging.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Housing
On agenda: 12/19/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing a New York city housing authority liaison within the department for the aging
Sponsors: Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would create a position within the department for the aging to coordinate with the New York city housing authority about matters impacting older adult public housing residents.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1827, 2. Int. No. 1827, 3. December 19, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-19-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 19, 2019

Int. No. 1827

 

By Council Members Ampry-Samuel, Louis, Brannan and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing a New York city housing authority liaison within the department for the aging

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 66 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 2404 to read as follows:

§ 2404. New York city housing authority liaison. There shall be in the department the position of New York city housing authority liaison whose duties shall include, but not be limited to the following:

1. Delineating the roles and responsibilities of the department and the New York city housing authority regarding repairs at senior centers sponsored by the department and located at the New York city housing authority;

2.  Establishing a system to receive comments and complaints with respect to programs and facilities sponsored by the department and located at a New York city housing authority location;

3. Making recommendations to the commissioner with respect to improving programs and facilities that receive funding from the department to serve older adult public housing residents; and

4. Coordinating with the New York city housing authority about any other matters impacting older adult public housing residents.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after enactment, except that the department may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation prior to its effective date.MKD
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