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File #: 19-0539    Version: Name: Ordinance: Title XVIII, Housing Code, Chapter 6, Housing and Zoning Regulations - Certificate of Code Compliance - Adding Chapter 10 - Inspections (SOTA)
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/22/2019 In control: Law
On agenda: 4/9/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE XVIII HOUSING CODE; CHAPTER 6, HOUSING AND ZONING REGULATIONS (CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE) OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING SECTION 10, CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE REQUIRED UPON A NEW TENANCY AND ESTABLISHES A REQUIREMENT FOR INSPECTION OF A RENTAL UNIT UTILIZING ANY FORM OF RENTAL ASSISTANCE OR RENTAL SUBSIDY BY THE SPONSORING AGENCY BEFORE A CERTIFICATION OF CODE COMPLIANCE IS ISSUED. Deferred 6PSF-b 050119 Deferred 6PSF-a 051519 Deferred 6PSF-a 060619 Deferred 6PSF-a 071019 Deferred 6PSF-a 080719 Deferred 6PSF-a 090519 Deferred 6PSF-a 091819 Deferred 6PSF-a 100219 Deferred 6PSF-a 101619 Deferred 6PSF-a 110719
Attachments: 1. 19-0539 - Certified Ordinance.pdf
Related files: 19-1948
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/18/20195 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
11/7/20194 Municipal Council Amended on Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/7/20194 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/16/20193 Municipal Council Motion to amendPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/16/20193 Municipal Council Adopted as amended on Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/2/20193 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
9/18/20192 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
9/18/20192 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
9/18/20192 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
9/5/20192 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/7/20191 Municipal Council Amended on Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/7/20191 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/10/20191 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/20191 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/15/20191 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
5/1/20191 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/17/20191 Municipal Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
4/9/20191 Municipal Council advanced to first readingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE XVIII HOUSING CODE; CHAPTER 6, HOUSING AND ZONING REGULATIONS (CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE) OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING SECTION 10, CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE REQUIRED UPON A NEW TENANCY AND ESTABLISHES A REQUIREMENT FOR INSPECTION OF A RENTAL UNIT UTILIZING ANY FORM OF RENTAL ASSISTANCE OR RENTAL SUBSIDY BY THE SPONSORING AGENCY BEFORE A CERTIFICATION OF CODE COMPLIANCE IS ISSUED.
Deferred 6PSF-b 050119
Deferred 6PSF-a 051519
Deferred 6PSF-a 060619
Deferred 6PSF-a 071019
Deferred 6PSF-a 080719
Deferred 6PSF-a 090519
Deferred 6PSF-a 091819
Deferred 6PSF-a 100219
Deferred 6PSF-a 101619
Deferred 6PSF-a 110719

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WHEREAS, many tenants in the City of Newark rent substandard apartments due to the failure of landlords to maintain and upkeep their properties after the receipt of an initial Certificate of Occupancy; and

WHEREAS, many of these apartments are rented with substandard conditions that are unknown to the municipality and accepted out of desperation by tenants due to a lack of housing stock in the City of Newark; and

WHEREAS, many tenancies are subsidized by some form of rental assistance whether provided by the Federal Government, State of New Jersey, a County in the State of New Jersey or other States within the United States; and

WHEREAS, many of the agencies that provide rental assistance through vouchers or other form of rent subsidy do not require inspection of the various apartments that a recipient selects and therefore allow a recipient to select substandard housing due to a housing shortage; and

WHEREAS, municipalities throughout the United States have sent and continue to send their homeless population to the City of Newark without making provisions for them; and

WHEREAS, the number of homeless in the City of Newark has increased, which has also increased the number of homeless persons ...

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