File #: Int 0704-2022    Version: Name: Receipt of rental assistance payments.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 9/29/2022
Enactment date: 5/29/2023 Law number: 2023/064
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the receipt of rental assistance payments
Sponsors: Shaun Abreu, Alexa Avilés, Lincoln Restler, Crystal Hudson, Sandra Ung, Rita C. Joseph, Diana I. Ayala, Farah N. Louis, Tiffany Cabán, Kalman Yeger , Eric Dinowitz, Erik D. Bottcher, Julie Menin, Marjorie Velázquez, Keith Powers , Justin L. Brannan, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Sandy Nurse, Chi A. Ossé, Christopher Marte, Lynn C. Schulman, Oswald Feliz, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Kevin C. Riley, Shahana K. Hanif, Nantasha M. Williams, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Gale A. Brewer, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Mercedes Narcisse, Amanda Farías, Kamillah Hanks, Darlene Mealy, David M. Carr, Ari Kagan, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 37
Summary: The bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 704-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 704, 3. Int. No. 704, 4. September 29, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-29-22, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 29, 2022, 7. Committee Report 12/15/22, 8. Hearing Testimony 12/15/22, 9. Hearing Transcript 12/15/22, 10. Proposed Int. No. 704-A - 4/4/23, 11. Committee Report 4/27/23, 12. Hearing Transcript 4/27/23, 13. April 27, 2023 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-27-23
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Int. No. 704-A

 

By Council Members Abreu, Avilés, Restler, Hudson, Ung, Joseph, Ayala, Louis, Cabán, Yeger, Dinowitz, Bottcher, Menin, Velázquez, Powers, Brannan, De La Rosa, Nurse, Ossé, Marte, Schulman, Feliz, Salamanca, Riley, Hanif, Williams, Brooks-Powers, Richardson Jordan, Brewer, Sanchez, Narcisse, Farías, Hanks, Mealy, Carr, Kagan and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the receipt of rental assistance payments

 

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 21-145.3 to read as follows:

§ 21-145.3 Rental assistance payments. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “rental assistance payments” means recurring payments made by the department to landlords on behalf of tenants pursuant to programs administered by the department, excluding state funded shelter allowance payments made pursuant to section 352.3 of title 18 of the New York codes, rules and regulations. 

b. The department shall provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 1 year after it becomes law.

 

 

Session 12

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Session 11

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LS 7983/Int. 1583-2017

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