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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/9/2014 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 252, Attachments - Int. No. 346, Attachments - Int. No. 526
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Int 0252-2014 *Daniel Dromm   Online publication of information relating to stop work orders issued by the department of buildings.IntroductionThe Department of Buildings (DOB) issues stop work orders where building work is being done in a dangerous or unsafe manner. This bill would require DOB to post online a list of address which received a notice or order to stop work and the date on which the notice or order to stop work was given as well as a list of addresses for which a notice or order to stop work was rescinded and the date of the rescission. The information would have to be disaggregated by zip code, and for each zip code, disaggregated by community district and council district.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0252-2014 *Daniel Dromm   Online publication of information relating to stop work orders issued by the department of buildings.IntroductionThe Department of Buildings (DOB) issues stop work orders where building work is being done in a dangerous or unsafe manner. This bill would require DOB to post online a list of address which received a notice or order to stop work and the date on which the notice or order to stop work was given as well as a list of addresses for which a notice or order to stop work was rescinded and the date of the rescission. The information would have to be disaggregated by zip code, and for each zip code, disaggregated by community district and council district.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0346-2014 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Reporting multiple dwellings with numerous code violations.IntroductionThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is charged with enforcing the Housing Maintenance Code in New York City. This bill would require HPD to report to the Council any multiple dwelling with fifty or more open violations. The report would have to include the address of the multiple dwelling, the name of the owner, and the number and types of open violations. This report would also have to be provided to the Council Member in whose district the multiple dwelling is located.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0346-2014 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Reporting multiple dwellings with numerous code violations.IntroductionThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is charged with enforcing the Housing Maintenance Code in New York City. This bill would require HPD to report to the Council any multiple dwelling with fifty or more open violations. The report would have to include the address of the multiple dwelling, the name of the owner, and the number and types of open violations. This report would also have to be provided to the Council Member in whose district the multiple dwelling is located.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0526-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  Requiring multiple dwelling owners to provide notice to their tenants prior to temporarily or permanently making building amenities unavailable.IntroductionThis bill would require landlords to provide building occupants with two weeks’ notice prior to making a building amenity unavailable if the amenity will be unavailable for more than twenty-four hours, excluding periods during which the amenity is normally unavailable. The notice would have to be posted in a prominent place in the building, identify the amenity which is to be made unavailable and state the expected duration of its unavailability. Where an amenity will be permanently unavailable, the notice must remain posted for at least 30 days after the amenity becomes unavailable. Building amenities made unavailable on an emergency basis would be exempt from the notice requirement. This bill would also require HPD to publish rules regarding what constitutes an emergency basis.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0526-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  Requiring multiple dwelling owners to provide notice to their tenants prior to temporarily or permanently making building amenities unavailable.IntroductionThis bill would require landlords to provide building occupants with two weeks’ notice prior to making a building amenity unavailable if the amenity will be unavailable for more than twenty-four hours, excluding periods during which the amenity is normally unavailable. The notice would have to be posted in a prominent place in the building, identify the amenity which is to be made unavailable and state the expected duration of its unavailability. Where an amenity will be permanently unavailable, the notice must remain posted for at least 30 days after the amenity becomes unavailable. Building amenities made unavailable on an emergency basis would be exempt from the notice requirement. This bill would also require HPD to publish rules regarding what constitutes an emergency basis.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available