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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2022 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2022-2415 *   Oversight - Examining the City’s Tools for Enforcing the Housing Maintenance Code.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0163-2022 *Robert F. Holden  Requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the dept of HPD.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to submit photographic documentation when issuing a notice of violation where the underlying condition is visual and capable of being captured by photograph. The Department would also be required to publish a list of violations subject to this requirement on its website.   Not available Not available
Int 0204-2022 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Raising the inspection fees for certain housing inspections.IntroductionThis bill would raise the fees for certain complaint-based housing inspections where multiple heat and hot water or immediately hazardous violations have been issued from $200 to $500. It would also provide the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development the authority to raise the fees to a maximum of $1,000.   Not available Not available
Int 0243-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif Proposed Int. No. 243-ARequiring multiple dwelling owners to post notices regarding electric space heater safety.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of multiple dwellings to post notices for occupants and tenants regarding electric space heater safety in the common areas of such dwellings.   Not available Not available
Int 0337-2022 *Crystal Hudson  Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to provide annual lists of open housing maintenance code violations to multiple dwelling occupants and tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to compile and distribute to tenants or occupants of a multiple dwelling a list of any unresolved violations of the Housing Maintenance Code for such dwelling. HPD would distribute these lists annually by mail.   Not available Not available
Int 0434-2022 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Expanding the heat sensors program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to identify 150 class A multiple dwellings per borough based on factors including number of temperature violations and heat-related complaints every two years. Such identified buildings would then be required to install internet-capable temperature reporting devices for up to four years. HPD would be required to conduct dedicated heat inspections of these buildings at least once every two weeks, and tenants would be able to opt in to providing automatic heat data transmission to HPD.   Not available Not available
Int 0484-2022 *Christopher Marte  Requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the DOB.IntroductionThe bill would require that the Department of Buildings submit photographic documentation when issuing a notice of violation for violations where the underlying condition is visual and capable of being captured by photograph. The Department would be tasked with promulgating and publishing rules regarding which violations will be subject to the photograph requirement.   Not available Not available
Int 0583-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  Increasing penalties for violations issued by HPD and requiring HPD maintain a certification of correction watch list and prohibiting any listed landlord from certifying correction of violations in multiple dwellings without an inspection.IntroductionThis bill would increase the penalties for many violations issued by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). In addition, HPD would be required to annually create a certification of correction watch list. Any owner on the certification of correction watch list would be prohibited from certifying correction of any violation in a multiple dwelling unless HPD has verified by inspection that the violation has actually been corrected.   Not available Not available