Adopted

Further 28.1

Public Housing Assistance Priority for Legal Residence

Mr. Donnelly moved that the amendment be amended by striking out the text and inserting in place thereof the following text:-

"The department of housing and community development shall determine and report the costs and benefits of limiting alien eligibility for state assisted public housing to individuals qualifying under the terms and conditions of 42 U.S.C. § 1436a. The report shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the estimated number of documented aliens currently eligible for state assisted public housing that will be denied housing under the terms and conditions of 42 U.S.C. § 1436a, including, but not limited to, aliens documented under a temporary protected status; (ii) the costs to other state programs as a result of implementing the limitation on state assisted public housing eligibility; and (iii) the costs to the department and to the office of the attorney general of adjudicating appeals, grievances and defending legal challenges of decisions based upon the immigration status of applicants. The department shall submit its report to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairs of the joint committee on housing not later than October 31, 2013."