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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 477, Attachments - Int. No. 688, Attachments - Int. No. 755
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Int 0477-2014 *Inez D. Barron  Evictions of elderly tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide tenants who are 62 years of age or older with information about legal services when such tenants are facing eviction. It would also require the Commissioner of HPD to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on any pattern of discrimination against such tenants.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0477-2014 *Inez D. Barron  Evictions of elderly tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide tenants who are 62 years of age or older with information about legal services when such tenants are facing eviction. It would also require the Commissioner of HPD to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on any pattern of discrimination against such tenants.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0688-2015 *Rory I. Lancman  Amending the definition of harassment to include illegal conversions of dwelling units.IntroductionHarassment is currently defined as performing one of a list of acts which causes or is intended to cause a tenant to leave their home. This bill would amend the harassment law to make illegally converting a dwelling unit that was intended for permanent residence purposes per se harassment.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0688-2015 *Rory I. Lancman  Amending the definition of harassment to include illegal conversions of dwelling units.IntroductionHarassment is currently defined as performing one of a list of acts which causes or is intended to cause a tenant to leave their home. This bill would amend the harassment law to make illegally converting a dwelling unit that was intended for permanent residence purposes per se harassment.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0755-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams  Evictions of disabled tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide tenants with disabilities with information about legal services when such tenants are facing eviction. It would also require the Commissioner of HPD to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on any pattern of discrimination against disabled tenants.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0755-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams  Evictions of disabled tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to provide tenants with disabilities with information about legal services when such tenants are facing eviction. It would also require the Commissioner of HPD to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on any pattern of discrimination against disabled tenants.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available