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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/10/2021 11:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 1232-2018 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1232-ARequiring homeless shelters to post signs and distribute other materials relating to shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to create a sign and other relevant materials that inform residents of homeless shelters of various rights related to shelter transfers including the right to request an agency conference and a fair hearing to challenge the adequacy of their shelter placement. Such signs must be displayed conspicuously at all homeless shelters and related facilities. Such signs must also be available on DHS’ website in each of the designated citywide languages.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1232-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring homeless shelters to post signs and distribute other materials relating to shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to create a sign and other relevant materials that inform residents of homeless shelters of various rights related to shelter transfers including the right to request an agency conference and a fair hearing to challenge the adequacy of their shelter placement. Such signs must be displayed conspicuously at all homeless shelters and related facilities. Such signs must also be available on DHS’ website in each of the designated citywide languages.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1232-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring homeless shelters to post signs and distribute other materials relating to shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to create a sign and other relevant materials that inform residents of homeless shelters of various rights related to shelter transfers including the right to request an agency conference and a fair hearing to challenge the adequacy of their shelter placement. Such signs must be displayed conspicuously at all homeless shelters and related facilities. Such signs must also be available on DHS’ website in each of the designated citywide languages.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1232-2018 AStephen T. Levin  Requiring homeless shelters to post signs and distribute other materials relating to shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to create a sign and other relevant materials that inform residents of homeless shelters of various rights related to shelter transfers including the right to request an agency conference and a fair hearing to challenge the adequacy of their shelter placement. Such signs must be displayed conspicuously at all homeless shelters and related facilities. Such signs must also be available on DHS’ website in each of the designated citywide languages.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1233-2018 *Stephen T. Levin Proposed Int. No. 1233-AProviding written notice for shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to provide written notification to shelter residents at least 48 hours prior to any non-emergency shelter transfer. The notification would include a detailed summary of reasons for the transfer, the name and address of the shelter the client is being transferred to, and language about how a client can obtain a copy of their case record. The legislation would also require that the same information be provided to clients affected by emergency transfers no later than 48 hours after the emergency transfer. The legislation would require DHS to submit an annual report on the number of emergency transfers and non-emergency transfers, disaggregated by the shelter type and the reason for transfers.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1233-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Providing written notice for shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to provide written notification to shelter residents at least 48 hours prior to any non-emergency shelter transfer. The notification would include a detailed summary of reasons for the transfer, the name and address of the shelter the client is being transferred to, and language about how a client can obtain a copy of their case record. The legislation would also require that the same information be provided to clients affected by emergency transfers no later than 48 hours after the emergency transfer. The legislation would require DHS to submit an annual report on the number of emergency transfers and non-emergency transfers, disaggregated by the shelter type and the reason for transfers.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1233-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Providing written notice for shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to provide written notification to shelter residents at least 48 hours prior to any non-emergency shelter transfer. The notification would include a detailed summary of reasons for the transfer, the name and address of the shelter the client is being transferred to, and language about how a client can obtain a copy of their case record. The legislation would also require that the same information be provided to clients affected by emergency transfers no later than 48 hours after the emergency transfer. The legislation would require DHS to submit an annual report on the number of emergency transfers and non-emergency transfers, disaggregated by the shelter type and the reason for transfers.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1233-2018 AStephen T. Levin  Providing written notice for shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to provide written notification to shelter residents at least 48 hours prior to any non-emergency shelter transfer. The notification would include a detailed summary of reasons for the transfer, the name and address of the shelter the client is being transferred to, and language about how a client can obtain a copy of their case record. The legislation would also require that the same information be provided to clients affected by emergency transfers no later than 48 hours after the emergency transfer. The legislation would require DHS to submit an annual report on the number of emergency transfers and non-emergency transfers, disaggregated by the shelter type and the reason for transfers.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available