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CS/SB 1520: Housing for Low-income Persons

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Soto

Housing for Low-income Persons; Authorizing local housing assistance plans to allocate funds to provide rental assistance to include the first and last month’s rent for eligible persons, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a housing authority from applying to the Federal Government to seize projects, units, or vouchers of another established housing authority; requiring that revenue received by a housing authority from certain commercial projects be used for affordable housing; exempting real property of a housing authority which is used to provide access to essential commercial goods and services from ad valorem taxes and special assessments, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Finance and Tax
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2015 Senate • Filed
3/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Fiscal Policy -SJ 141
• Introduced -SJ 141
4/2/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/07/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/7/2015 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/9/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Fiscal Policy
• Remaining references corrected to Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 388, 389
• Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 377
4/13/2015 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 385
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Finance and Tax