Bill Text: CA AB1182 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended
Bill Title: Housing: Teacher Housing Assistance Pilot Program.
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-20 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended. [AB1182 Detail]
April 20, 2017|
April 05, 2017|
April 03, 2017|
|Assembly Bill||No. 1182|
|Introduced by Assembly Member Low|
February 17, 2017
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
Digest KeyVote: MAJORITY Appropriation: NO Fiscal Committee: YES Local Program: NO
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
SECTION 1.Part 15 (commencing with Section 53580) is added to Division 31 of the Health and Safety Code, to read:
PART 15. Teacher Housing Assistance Pilot Program
53580.This part shall be known, and may be cited, as the Teacher Housing Assistance Pilot Program.
53581.The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
53582.The purpose of this part is to assist new and experienced teachers who are currently teaching or have committed to teach in a high-cost county to obtain housing within the county in which he or she is teaching or has committed to teaching.
53583.For purposes of this part, the following terms have the following meanings:
53584.(a) There is hereby established the Teacher Housing Assistance Pilot Program.
(c)Financial assistance shall consist of the following: (1)A one-time downpayment assistance that is subject to the following requirements: (A) (B) (2)An annual rental stipend that is subject to the following requirements: (A)The amount of the stipend shall be provided in a lump sum to an eligible applicant in an amount that is equal to one-half of the eligible applicant’s annual rent, but that amount may not exceed an amount that is equal to one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) per month, when divided by 12 months. (B)As a condition of receiving any funds under this paragraph, the eligible applicant shall commit to teaching continuously
in the high-cost county for each fiscal year in which the funds are received.
53585.(a) In order to receive
(2)The type of financial assistance requested. (3)