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The bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.

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Int. No. 665

 

By Council Member Torres

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the receipt of rental assistance payments

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-140 to read as follows:

§ 21-140 Rental assistance payments. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “rental assistance payments” means payments made by the department to landlords on behalf of tenants pursuant to programs administered by the department.

b. The department shall provide landlords the option to accept rental assistance payments via an electronic transfer into a bank account.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

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LS 7983/Int. 1583-2017

12/8/17