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File #: Int 2295-2021    Version: * Name: Provision of information to young adults and college students regarding recent tenant protection reforms.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to the provision of information to young adults and college students regarding recent tenant protection reforms
Sponsors: Alan N. Maisel, Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to provide information tailored to young adults and college students on the tenant protections provided under recently passed state legislation—the Housing Stability and Protection Act and the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act. The requested information would be required to be published on the department’s website and distributed in a pamphlet to public spaces where young adults are likely to gather.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2295, 2. Int. No. 2295, 3. April 29, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 2295

 

By Council Members Maisel and Louis

 

A Local Law in relation to the provision of information to young adults and college students regarding recent tenant protection reforms

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Provision of information about tenant rights for young adults and college students. a. The department of housing preservation and development shall publish on its website and publicly distribute pamphlets containing information on residential tenants’ rights tailored to first-time tenants, individuals aged 17 to 24, and individuals currently enrolled in college or vocational training programs. The information provided shall concern the housing stability and tenant protection act of 2019, the covid-19 emergency eviction and foreclosure prevention act of 2020, and the protections and rights provided under both statutes that are likely to affect first-time residential tenants, individuals aged 17 to 24 and those enrolled in college.

b. The information shall be published on the department of housing preservation and development’s website and distributed as pamphlets no later than 45 days after the effective date of this local law, and shall be made available in English and in each of the designated citywide languages, as defined in section 23-1101 of the administrative code of the city of New York. Such pamphlets shall be distributed and made available at, but not limited to, shelters, public libraries, community centers, and college campuses.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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