NYC OKs Bill Requiring Affordable Housing Builder Data

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that would require the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development to disclose detailed information about its selection of developers and the wages for contractors working on developments of affordable housing units.

The council voted 45-0 to approve the Housing Preservation and Development Transparency Bill, sponsored by Council Member Domenic Recchia Jr., which would require the agency to publicly disclose all construction code violations issued for projects and complaints relating to the construction quality of...
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