ALLOW DURHAM PUBLIC SCHLS TO PROVIDE HOUSING.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 99 (Local) Filed Wednesday, February 20, 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 McKissick, Woodard.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Feb 21 2019)
S 99

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 20 2019 - More information

    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. 


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