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Policy Summary

This law directs the mayor's office to issue a report regarding services provided to or used by public housing residents. The reporting requirements cover numerous categories of information. A key relevant portion (at § 3-151 (3.)) addresses SNAP usage.

Background Information

State New York
Jurisdiction Name New York
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 800,000+
Legal Strategies
  • Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Limited scope
This law mandates reporting requirements for the mayor, or an agency designated by the mayor.
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?

This provision focuses on outcomes related to services provided to public housing residents. See also references to: "Section 8," SNAP," "senior centers," "English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)." § 3-151.

Health-related goal?

Environmental goal?

Economic goal?

See, e.g., references to "financial counseling," "vocational training," "developing business," and "supplemental nutrition assistance program, (SNAP)." § 3-151.

Includes findings?

Has a stated intent or purpose?

Includes definitions?


Addresses implementation?

Each year the mayor (or designee) is directed to provide a report relating to outcomes of city funded/administered programs for public housing residents. Details regarding what information is to be included and how the report is to be made publicly available are specified. § 3-151.

Enforcement provisions?

Evaluation component?

Requires extra investment?

Code context and ordinance history

Section 3-151 is located in Title 3 (Elected Officials), Chapter 1 (Mayor), Subchapter 5 (Reports Related to Public Housing). History: L.L. 2016/163, 12/6/2016.