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File #: R-26-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/28/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/3/2019 Final action: 6/10/2019
Title: Rental Operating Licenses and Inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis Properties - For the purpose of requiring rental operating licenses and inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis properties.
Sponsors: Marc Rodriguez, Sheila Finlayson, Elly Tierney, Rob Savidge, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Fred Paone
Attachments: 1. R-26-19 Rental Operating Licenses and Inspections of HACA Properties First Reader.pdf, 2. R-26-19 Amendments Rodriguez.pdf
Title
Rental Operating Licenses and Inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis Properties - For the purpose of requiring rental operating licenses and inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis properties.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 26-19

Introduced by: Alderman Rodriguez, Alderwoman Finlayson,
Alderwoman Tierney, Alderman Savidge and Alderwoman PindellCharles

A RESOLUTION concerning

Rental Operating Licenses and Inspections of
Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis Properties

FOR the purpose of requiring rental operating licenses and inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis properties.

WHEREAS, the City of Annapolis has the primary authority, under its police powers, to provide for the general welfare of all residents of the City of Annapolis; and

WHEREAS, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis ("HACA") provides public housing to hundreds of Annapolis citizens and their families; and

WHEREAS, the City of Annapolis and HACA have an obligation to protect the health and safety of public housing residents; and

WHEREAS, the City of Annapolis and HACA have the responsibility to ensure that HACA properties are held to the same safety, sanitary, and habitable standards found throughout the City; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to 24 CFR ? 902.20, federal law requires the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") to inspect the physical conditions of public housing, but such inspections do not relieve HACA from its own obligation to inspect its housing units; and

WHEREAS, in addition to conducting inspections, HACA is responsible for emergency, routine, and preventative maintenance services; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Annotated Code of Maryland, Housing and Community Development Article ("HCD"), ? 12-403, Maryland law requires all public housing properties of HACA be "subject to the planning, zoning, sanitary, health, fire, housing, subdivision, and building...

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