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File #: Int 2408-2021    Version: * Name: Proof of residency required for relocation services.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/23/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to proof of residency required for relocation services
Sponsors: I. Daneek Miller, Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to make available on its website and in each borough service center, information about methods to verify occupancy that a tenant must provide to HPD in order to obtain relocation services.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2408, 2. Int. No. 2408, 3. September 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-23-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 23, 2021

Int. No. 2408

 

By Council Members Miller and Dromm

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to proof of residency required for relocation services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 26-301 of chapter 2 of title 26 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 16 for the year 2017, is amended by adding a new subparagraph d to read as follows:

(d) The department of housing preservation and development shall post on its website, and make available in each borough service center, the methods by which a tenant applying for relocation services may verify occupancy pursuant to subparagraph a of this subdivision, and that the department will also attempt to obtain records that verify such tenant’s occupancy from the department of social services/human resources administration pursuant to subparagraph b of this subdivision. The department shall provide such information to such tenant upon notification to such tenant that such tenant may be eligible for relocation services.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of housing preservation and development may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #14335/14340/18155

9/21/2021