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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2020 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2020-5865 *   Oversight - Outreach NYC and Barriers to Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 1483-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families in the shelter system.IntroductionCity-provided homeless shelters do not accept pets. This bill would require the Department of Homeless Services, in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of providing pet-friendly shelters and identifying other temporary pet care arrangements that would allow homeless pet-owners to keep their pets.   Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Reporting on the placement of pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionShelters provided by or under contract with the Department of Homeless Services (Department) do not accommodate pets. This bill would require the Department to report, on a monthly basis, information on the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters.   Action details Not available
Int 1902-2020 *Stephen T. Levin PreconsideredProvision of case management services for homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to provide case management services to everyone assessed by either DHS or by an organization that contracts with the City, who is reasonably believed to be living on the street.   Action details Not available
Int 1903-2020 *Stephen T. Levin PreconsideredRental assistance eligibility requirements for street homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would set 30 days as the maximum time that the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration may require a street homeless applicant to have received case management services to be eligible for certain rental assistance programs.   Action details Not available