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File #: Int 2197-2021    Version: * Name: Disposition of real property of the city.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/6/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the disposition of real property of the city
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that when the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) disposes of City-owned land for affordable housing, they prioritize not-for-profit organizations whose missions include affordable housing with a commitment to permanent affordability and with a record of preserving or creating affordable housing.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2197, 2. Int. No. 2197, 3. January 6, 2021 - Charter Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting 1-6-21

Int. No. 2197

 

By Council Members Lander and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the disposition of real property of the city

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Subdivision b of section 384 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:

6. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph one of this subdivision, the mayor shall not, when disposing of real property of the city for the purpose of providing affordable housing, award such property to a for-profit developer unless no not-for-profit developers applied for and met any applicable qualifications for such property, provided that this paragraph shall not apply to real property sold pursuant to a state law providing the mayor or the commissioner of housing preservation and development with control over such sale.

                     §2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

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