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Meeting Name: Committee on Aging Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/3/2022 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Housing and Buildings
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T2022-2163 *   Oversight - Increasing Affordable Housing for Older New Yorkers and Improving Accessibility in the City’s Housing Stock.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0141-2022 *Diana I. Ayala  Power-operated and power-assisted doors.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain types of new or renovated buildings have at least one power-operated or power-assisted door at an entrance and exit. It would also require signs that direct people to the power-operated or power-assisted door.   Not available Not available
Int 0322-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Installation of protective devices for seniors and persons with a disability who reside in multiple dwellings, and the provision of a tax abatement for certain related installations.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation in multiple dwellings of certain protective devices for seniors and persons with disabilities that enhance mobility, safety and the quality of life for such persons. These devices would be installed upon the request of a tenant and include such items as grabs bars in bathrooms and treads on the floors of tenants. There would be no cost to the tenant for the installation of the devices but eligible owners would be entitled to a tax abatement for certain related installations.   Not available Not available
Int 0584-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane 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.   Not available Not available
Int 0676-2022 *Crystal Hudson  Requiring a percentage of dwelling units receiving city financial assistance to be universal design units.IntroductionIn general, universal design for housing involves designing an apartment or house so that it is accessible for everyone, regardless of age, physical ability or stature. This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to develop a list of universal design principles and require that a developer who receives City financial assistance incorporate universal design in at least 10 percent of dwelling units in each housing development project or housing preservation project. It would also require HPD to produce annual reports on the universal design list and universal design unit requirement, which HPD would post on its website.   Not available Not available
Res 0236-2022 *Tiffany Cabán  Municipalities and localities that have a senior citizen rent increase exemption program to establish an automatic enrollment program for eligible seniors to be automatically enrolled or automatically re-enrolled in the program. (S.5102/A.1475)Resolution    Not available Not available
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