ALLOW DURHAM PUB. SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE HOUSING.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 31 (Local) Filed Wednesday, February 6, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING FOR TEACHERS AND OTHER EMPLOYEES OF DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Intro. by Black, Morey, Reives, Hawkins.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 2 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Identical to S 99, filed 2/20/19.

H 31

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 6 2019 - More information

    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. 


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