N.Y. Social Services Law Section 45-F


The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of this title. Such rules and regulations shall include but not be limited to provisions concerning eligibility of not-for-profit corporations and charitable organizations for single room occupancy support project assistance, funding criteria and the funding determination process, supervision and evaluation of the contracting corporations and organizations and any other matters consistent with the purposes of this title.


The social services district, or the commissioner in the case of direct applications, shall provide for the review, at periodic intervals, of the performance of the not-for-profit corporations and charitable organizations receiving financial assistance pursuant to this title. Such review shall, among other things, be for the purpose of ascertaining conformity to contractual provisions, the financial integrity and efficiency of the organizations and the evaluation of the project. Contracts entered into pursuant to this title may be terminated by the social services district, or the commissioner in the case of direct applications, upon a finding of substantial nonperformance or other breach by the corporation or organization of its obligations under its contract.


In order to further the purposes of this article, social services districts shall, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the department, undertake such efforts as may be necessary and practicable to assist eligible residents to apply for and obtain appropriate governmental assistance.


The department, subject to the approval of the director of the budget, may retain up to five percent of the total amount appropriated pursuant to this title in any fiscal year for administrative purposes.

Source: Section 45-F — Administration, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/SOS/45-F (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 6, 2024).

Jul. 6, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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