File #: Int 0174-2024    Version: * Name: Prohibiting homeless families with children from being housed in private buildings with multiple class C housing maintenance code violations.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 2/28/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting homeless families with children from being housed in private buildings with multiple class C housing maintenance code violations
Sponsors: Oswald Feliz, Gale A. Brewer, Alexa Avil├ęs
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would prohibit homeless families with children from being temporarily housed in private buildings with more than five class C housing maintenance code violations. Current homeless families with children in such buildings would be permitted to remain, but no additional families with children would be housed in such buildings until corrections have been certified by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 174, 2. Int. No. 174, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24

Int. No. 174

 

By Council Members Feliz, Brewer and Avilés

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting homeless families with children from being housed in private buildings with multiple class C housing maintenance code violations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-328 to read as follows:

§ 21-328 Housing families in private buildings with multiple class C violations prohibited. The department shall not temporarily house any homeless families with children in private buildings with more than five class C violations issued by the department of housing preservation and development until such violations have been corrected as certified by the department of housing preservation and development.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately, except that it shall not apply to homeless families with children housed in private buildings with more than five class C violations on the effective date of this local law.

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