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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 10/9/2018 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Int 0342-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Requirements for portable ramps in prior code buildings where such portable ramps are permissible and signage relating thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to post a sign that a portable ramp is available for access to the building at inaccessible building entrances, where that ramp exists. The New York City Building Code already requires directional signage at inaccessible building entrances indicating the route to the nearest accessible entrance. This bill would also establish safety standards for such portable ramps.   Action details Not available
Int 0585-2018 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  Posting certain information in multiple dwellings containing rent-regulated units.IntroductionThis bill would require the owner of a multiple dwelling to include a statement as to whether or not such multiple dwelling contains any rent-regulated apartments in their annual registration statement. It would also require such owner to post a sign in such multiple dwelling indicating that the multiple dwelling contains one or more rent-regulated apartments.   Action details Not available
Int 0588-2018 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  Exchanging gifts with department of buildings employees.IntroductionThis bill would generally prohibit employees of the Department of Buildings from exchanging gifts with persons who do or plan to do business with the City.   Action details Not available
Int 0780-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Clarifying responsibilities of owners and the department of housing preservation and development to address indoor asthma allergen hazards.IntroductionThis legislation makes several changes to Local Law 55 of 2018, including requiring landlords to take measures to eradicate pests and remediate the existence of indoor allergen hazards and allowing the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to determine whether to perform the work to eradicate indoor allergen hazards. This legislation also makes various technical amendments.   Action details Not available
Int 0862-2018 *Paul A. Vallone  Requiring the DOB to issue stop work orders along with notices to revoke work permits.IntroductionIn order to promote safety at construction sites and to ensure that construction ceases when there is evidence that work is occurring in violation of the law and the rules of the Department of Buildings, this bill amends the administrative code to allow the Department of Buildings to issue stop work orders whenever notice to revoke a work permit is given.   Action details Not available
Int 0948-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres  Dedicated heat inspections and the installation of temperature reporting devices in certain multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to identify 50 class A multiple dwellings 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 two years. HPD would be required to conduct dedicated heat inspections of these buildings at least once every two weeks.   Action details Not available
Int 0979-2018 *Donovan J. Richards  Community land trusts.IntroductionThis bill provides discretion to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) in choosing whether to enter into a regulatory agreement with a qualified community land trust.   Action details Not available