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File #: Int 2357-2021    Version: * Name: Reporting on the last known address of those in city-administered temporary emergency housing facilities and technical amendments in relation thereto.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 6/30/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on the last known address of those in city-administered temporary emergency housing facilities and technical amendments in relation thereto
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to report on the last known address of households in homeless facilities administered by the Department of Homeless Services, the Human Resources Administration, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and the Department of Youth and Community Development. The Mayor’s Office of Operations would submit the reports to the Speaker of the Council and post them online on its website. In addition, this bill would make technical amendments related to the naming and numbering of this subchapter in the Administrative Code.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2357, 2. Int. No. 2357, 3. June 30, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-30-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 30, 2021

Int. No. 2357

 

By Council Members Holden and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on the last known address of those in city-administered temporary emergency housing facilities and technical amendments in relation thereto

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. The subchapter heading of subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as designated by local law number 52 for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:

SUBCHAPTER 1

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

§ 2. The section heading of section 3-111 of subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 58 for the year 1986, is amended to read as follows:

§ 3-111 Drug enforcement and drug abuse task force.

§ 3. Section 3-113 of subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 25 for the year 2011, is renumbered section 3-112, and the section heading of section 3-113 of such subchapter, as added by local law number 37 for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:

§ 3-113 Reporting on utilization of city-administered temporary emergency housing facilities.

§ 4. Section 3-121 of subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 75 of the year 2018, is renumbered section 3-119.5.

§ 5. Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-119.6 to read as follows:

§ 3-119.6 Reporting on last known address of those in city-administered temporary emergency housing facilities. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

City-administered facility. The term “city-administered facility” means a hotel, shelter or other accommodation or associated service, managed by or provided under contract or similar agreement with, the department of homeless services, the human resources administration, the department of housing preservation and development or the department of youth and community development, which is provided to individuals or families who need temporary emergency housing or assistance finding or maintaining stable housing.

Last known address. The term “last known address” means the address that a household in a city-administered facility reported as residing at, before entering such facility, and which is not an address of a city-administered facility.

b. Reporting required. By no later than December 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, the mayor’s office of operations shall report to the speaker of the council on the last known address of individuals in city-administered facilities, and shall post such report on the mayor’s office of operations’ website. The report shall include the following, for each city-administered facility:

1. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is within the state of New York;

2. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is outside the state of New York;

3. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is within the city;

4. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is outside the city;

5. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is within the city, disaggregated by council district and community district; and

6. The number and percentage of households and individuals in each such facility whose last known address is an unknown location.

c. In the report required by subdivision b, the mayor’s office of operations shall define the term “unknown location” and any other such term that the office deems appropriate.

d. The reports required by this section shall not contain any personally identifiable information of any individual.

§ 6. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #17435                     

5/10/21