A09865 Summary:

Amd 156, Pub Hous L
Relates to excluding income from the employment of children when calculating income for the selection of tenants; excludes income from the employment of children under 18 and earnings in excess of $480 per month for full-time students over 18.
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A09865 Actions:

04/20/2016referred to housing
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A09865 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 20, 2016
        Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Housing
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  housing law, in relation to income from
          employment of children
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 156 of the public
     2  housing law, as amended by chapter 21 of the laws of 1982, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    a. for persons or families of  low  income  whose  probable  aggregate
     5  annual  income  during the period of occupancy does not exceed six times
     6  the rental (including the value or cost to them of  heat,  light,  water
     7  and cooking fuel) of the dwellings to be furnished such persons or fami-
     8  lies,  except  that in the case of persons or families with four or more
     9  dependents, such ratio shall not exceed seven  to  one;  in  calculating
    10  annual income, social security payments and income received from pension
    11  funds  by any person sixty-two years of age or more shall be excluded up
    12  to a total maximum amount of seventy-five dollars per month; income from
    13  employment of children (including foster  children)  under  the  age  of
    14  eighteen  years and earning in excess of four hundred eighty dollars per
    15  month for each full-time student eighteen years of age or older (exclud-
    16  ing the head of household and spouse) shall be excluded  in  calculating
    17  income;
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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