Bill Summaries: S99 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Feb 20 2019 - View summary

    Identical to H 31, filed 2/6/19.

    Section 1

    Allows the Durham Public School Board of Education (Board) to enter into contracts to construct, provide, or maintain affordable rental housing on property owned by the Board or by Durham County. 

    Section 2

    Authorizes the Board to enter into residential housing unit lease agreements for housing units it owns. The Board must restrict the rental of such units exclusively to Durham Public Schools teachers and employees. The Board may establish reasonable rents for housing units and may charge below-market rates. 

    Section 3

    This act does not exempt any housing units constructed or maintained by the Board from compliance with applicable building codes, zoning ordinances, or any other health and safety statutes, rules, or regulations.