This bill would require the creation of a flood insurance relief program that, at a minimum, provides a free elevation certificate for low and moderate income households.
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Int. No. 566
By Council Member Treyger
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a free elevation certificate program
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-103.32 to read as follows:
§ 28-103.32 Free elevation certificate program. The department, or an agency designated by the mayor, shall create and maintain a free elevation certificate program for low-to-moderate income owners of buildings located in an area of special flood hazard. For the purposes of this section, the term “low-to-moderate income owner” means an owner whose annual income does not exceed 115 percent of the median income for households in the city, or in the metropolitan area that includes the city, as determined by the United States department of housing and urban development or a successor agency thereto.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the head of the department or an agency designated by the mayor pursuant to this local law may take such actions as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.
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