Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/18/2023 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2023-2820 *   Oversight - The CityFHEPS Rental Assistance Program.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2023-2820 *   Oversight - The CityFHEPS Rental Assistance Program.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2023 *Diana I. Ayala PreconsideredRental assistance eligibility requirements.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the Department of Social Services from requiring an individual or family to reside in shelter before becoming eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2023 *Diana I. Ayala  Rental assistance eligibility requirements.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the Department of Social Services from requiring an individual or family to reside in shelter before becoming eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0894-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez PreconsideredIncome and work requirements for rental assistance.IntroductionThis bill would remove the current requirement that an individual or family demonstrate they are employed in order to become eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher. The bill would additionally change the maximum total gross income for eligibility for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher from 200 percent of the federal poverty level to 50 percent of the area median income.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0894-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Income and work requirements for rental assistance.IntroductionThis bill would remove the current requirement that an individual or family demonstrate they are employed in order to become eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher. The bill would additionally change the maximum total gross income for eligibility for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher from 200 percent of the federal poverty level to 50 percent of the area median income.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0893-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez PreconsideredExpanding eligibility for rental assistance.IntroductionThis bill would remove certain criteria that the Department of Social Services (DSS) currently uses to determine whether a household that is neither living in shelter nor experiencing street homelessness is eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher. Specifically, the bill would disallow DSS from using the preservation of a rent-controlled apartment or receiving adult protective services as a criteria to determine eligibility for CityFHEPS. Additionally, the bill would provide households with the opportunity to demonstrate risk of eviction with a rent demand letter as a means to meet eligibility for CityFHEPS.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0893-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Expanding eligibility for rental assistance.IntroductionThis bill would remove certain criteria that the Department of Social Services (DSS) currently uses to determine whether a household that is neither living in shelter nor experiencing street homelessness is eligible for a CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher. Specifically, the bill would disallow DSS from using the preservation of a rent-controlled apartment or receiving adult protective services as a criteria to determine eligibility for CityFHEPS. Additionally, the bill would provide households with the opportunity to demonstrate risk of eviction with a rent demand letter as a means to meet eligibility for CityFHEPS.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 0465-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez PreconsideredExpand eligibility for the CityFHEPS (New York City Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement) program in New York City.Resolution Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 0465-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Expand eligibility for the CityFHEPS (New York City Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement) program in New York City.Resolution P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available