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File #: Res 1317-2000    Version: * Name: City-Aided Limited Profit Housing Co., Rules
Type: Resolution Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/25/2000
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution calling upon the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to include residents of City-Aided Limited Profit Housing Companies as significant participants in the process of revising the rules governing those companies and their properties.
Sponsors: Margarita Lopez, Tracy L. Boyland, Kathryn E. Freed, Lloyd Henry, Guillermo Linares, Helen M. Marshall, Bill Perkins, Christine C. Quinn, Stephen DiBrienza, June M. Eisland, Wendell Foster, Stanley E. Michels
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Res. No. 1317 Title Resolution calling upon the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to include residents of City-Aided Limited Profit Housing Companies as significant participants in the process of revising the rules governing those companies and their properties. Body By Council Members Lopez, Boyland, Freed, Henry, Linares, Marshall, Perkins and Quinn; also Council Members DiBrienza, Eisland, Foster and Michels Whereas, The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is responsible for creating and modifying the rules under which City-Aided Limited Profit Housing Companies, commonly referred to as the Mitchell-Lama developments, operate; and Whereas, These rules govern such matters as tenant income limitations, the process for establishing and maintaining a waiting list, the limits on deposits and fees that may be charged, the procedures to be used to increase rents and carrying charges, lease termination and renewal, the rights of tenants and cooperators to create advisory councils and the housing companies' obligation to consult with the advisory councils; and Whereas, Rule changes governing the operations of Mitchell-Lama properties have a significant impact on those individuals who reside within these developments; and Whereas, Residents should be included in the decisions that affect them, a view clearly shared by HPD in providing for Tenant and Cooperator Advisory Councils within Mitchell-Lama developments; and Whereas, HPD has signaled its intention to promulgate new rules for Mitchell-Lama developments in its annual rulemaking agenda; now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York calls upon the Department of Housing Preservation and Development Resolution to include residents of City-Aided Limited Profit Housing Companies as significant participants in the process of revising the rules governing those companies and their properties. BT 3/31/00 H:/Res/LS # 2469 |1013| |1013|