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File #: Int 2341-2021    Version: * Name: Requiring temporary housing staff to record the last known address and residency outside of NYC for those seeking admission to such housing.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring temporary housing staff to record the last known address and residency outside of New York City for those seeking admission to such housing
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require staff in temporary housing administered by the Human Resources Administration, the Department of Homeless Services, the Department of Youth and Community Development, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to record the last known address of an individual or a family and if such individual or family resided outside of New York City in the five years before entering such housing.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2341, 2. Int. No. 2341, 3. June 17, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-17-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 17, 2021

Int. No. 2341

 

By Council Member Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring temporary housing staff to record the last known address and residency outside of New York City for those seeking admission to such housing

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-145 to read as follows:

§ 21-145 Recording the last known address and residency outside of New York city of those in temporary housing. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Temporary housing. The term “temporary housing” includes, but is not limited to, hotels, motels or other temporary shelter, provided to an individual or family by or on behalf of, or pursuant to an agreement with, the department.

Last known address. The term “last known address” means the address that an individual or a family in temporary housing reported as residing at, before entering such housing, and which is not a temporary housing address.

b. Recording required. During the intake and assessment of an individual or a family for temporary housing, the staff in temporary housing shall record such individual’s or family’s last known address and whether such individual or family resided outside of the city in the five calendar years before entering such housing. Temporary housing staff shall enter the term “unknown location” as the last known address of an individual or a family who does not provide a last known address.

§ 2. Chapter 3 of title 21of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-325 to read as follows:

§ 21-325 Recording the last known address and residency outside of New York city of those in temporary housing. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Temporary housing. The term “temporary housing” includes, but is not limited to, hotels, motels or other temporary shelter, provided to an individual or family by or on behalf of, or pursuant to an agreement with, the department.

Last known address. The term “last known address” means the address that an individual or family in temporary housing reported as residing at, before entering such housing, and which is not a temporary housing address.

b. Recording required. During the intake and assessment of an individual or a family for temporary housing, the staff in temporary housing shall record such individual’s or family’s last known address and whether such individual or family resided outside of the city in the five calendar years before entering such housing. Temporary housing staff shall enter the term “unknown location” as the last known address of an individual or a family who does not provide a last known address.

§ 3. Chapter 4 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-414 to read as follows:

§ 21-414 Recording the last known address and residency outside of New York city of those in temporary housing. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Temporary housing. The term “temporary housing” includes, but is not limited to, hotels,

motels or other temporary shelter, provided to a runaway or homeless youth by or on behalf of, or pursuant to an agreement with, the department.

Last known address. The term “last known address” means the address that a runaway or homeless youth reported as residing at, before entering temporary housing, and which is not an address of temporary housing.

b. Recording required. During the intake and assessment of a runaway or homeless youth for temporary housing, the staff in temporary housing shall record such youth’s last known address and whether such youth resided outside of the city in the five calendar years before entering such housing. Temporary housing staff shall enter the term “unknown location” as the last known address of a youth who does not provide a last known address.

§ 4. Chapter 2 of title 26 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 26-301.1 to read as follows:

§ 26-301.1 Recording the last known address and residency outside of New York city of those in temporary housing. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Temporary housing. The term “temporary housing” includes, but is not limited to, hotels, motels or other temporary shelter, provided to a tenant by or on behalf of, or pursuant to an agreement with, the department of housing preservation and development.

Last known address. The term “last known address” means the address that a tenant in temporary housing reported as residing at, before entering such housing, and which is not an address of temporary housing.

b. Recording required. During the intake and assessment of a tenant for temporary housing, the staff in temporary housing shall record such tenant’s last known address and whether such tenant resided outside of the city in the five calendar years before entering such housing. Temporary housing staff shall enter the term “unknown location” as the last known address of a tenant who does not provide a last known address.

§ 5. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6/11/21