LiveOn NY Legislative Recap, July 2022
Many thanks to LiveOn NY for this recap of some of the legislation that passed both NYS Assembly houses that is pertinent to our work advocating for older New Yorkers. Please note, all legislation must be signed by the Governor before being enacted into law.
S3520 / A7831: Makes a community center physically located within a NYCHA facility eligible to apply for and receive funding from the nonprofit infrastructure capital investment program.
S8903 / A9542: Establishing a new licensure and oversight structure for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly ("PACE") programs in New York.
S6903 / A7986: Expands eligibility for SCRIE/DRIE to tenants of former Mitchell-Lama buildings whose landlords have entered into voluntary agreements to base future rent increases on affordability provisions deemed sufficient by HPD
S78A / A7855: Clarifies the meaning of the phrase greatest social need for purposes of the administration of programs under the federal Older Americans Act of 1965
S555C / A3403 Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging
S2012A / A992A: In relation to prohibiting surcharge for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accommodations subject to rent regulation
S8617 / A10045: Annual reporting requirements of the state long-term care ombudsman