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HOUSING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Affordable dwelling unit ordinances; deletes exclusion for elevator structures four stories or above. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2927 (I) See HB2010)
Affordable housing; adds Northampton County to list of localities that may provide. Amending  15.2-2304. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1064 (I) See SB955)
Affordable housing; development for low- and moderate-income persons. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2910 (I) See HB2010; Marsh, SB 713 (CD))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study state incentives for targeted development and regional planning initiatives. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 366 (P))
Affordable housing; investment of funds. Amending  2.2-4327. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 3002 (Chapter 681))
Affordable housing; localities that adopt program of bonus density in exchange therefor will be allowed certain incentives. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Suit, HB 2010 (Chapter 695); Quayle, SB 955 (Chapter 713))
Affordable housing ordinances; changes law including authorizing establishment of housing trust funds, etc. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2451 (I) See HB2010)
Affordable workforce housing; Housing Commission to study availability thereof. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 705 (F))
Blight abatement; authorizes localities to place lien on properties repaired or acquired. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 692 (CD))
Building permits; building official may issue for any construction regulated by Building Code. Amending  36-105. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2497 (Chapter 291))
Carbon monoxide detectors; Board of Housing and Community Development to install in certain dwelling units, report. Adding  36-99.3:01. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1077 (F))
Carbon monoxide detectors; required in certain rental dwelling units in State. Amending  55-225.3, 55-225.4, 55-248.13, and 55-248.16. (Patron-Ruff, SB 667 (CD))
Charlottesville, City of; to establish housing fund to assist low and moderate income persons. Adding  15.2-2304.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1131 (I) See SB955)
Community Housing Tax Credit; replaces current low-income housing tax credit. Amending  36-55.63, 36-137, and 36-139; adding 58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1174 (CD))
Condominium Act; allows elderly or disabled tenants in conversion units to assign purchase right. Amending  55-79.94. (Patron-Englin, HB 393 (CD); Englin, HB 2727 (Chapter 665); Whipple, SB 268 (CD); Whipple, SB 968 (Chapter 602))
Condominium Act; assessments and taxation on certain condominium units. Amending  55-79.42. (Patron-Lambert, SB 849 (F))
Condominium Act; eliminates requirement for escrowing deposits in context of disposition for commercial condominium. Amending 55-79.87. (Patron-Suit, HB 2015 (Chapter 266))
Condominium Act; filing of surety bond with Real Estate Board in lieu of escrowing deposits. Amending  55-79.95. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1850 (Chapter 445))
Condominium and Property Owners’ Association Acts; deposit of funds, charges for and delivery of resale certificates/disclosure packets. Amending  55-79.81, 55-79.97, 55-511, and 55-512; adding  55-79.74:01 and 55-514.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 2016 (Chapter 696); Devolites Davis, SB 844 (Chapter 712))
Condominium and Property Owners’ Association Acts; no instrument or declaration thereof shall prohibit display of certain flags. Amending  55-79.90, 55-79.97, and 55-513.1; adding 55-79.75:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1836 (Chapter 854); Whipple, SB 969 (Chapter 910))
Condominium and Property Owners’ Association Acts; no instrument or declaration thereof shall prohibit display of flags. Amending 55-79.90, 55-79.97, and 55-513.1; adding  55-79.75:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1096 (CD); Ticer, SB 248 (CD))
Condominium and Property Owners’ Association Acts; notice of meetings and technical amendments fixing nomenclature. Amending  55-79.73:1, 55-79.75, and 55-510. (Patron-Moran, HB 2861 (Chapter 675))
Constitutional amendment; exempts certain homeowners from taxation (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Rerras, SJR 354 (Chapter 843))
Constitutional amendment; exempts certain owner-occupied residences from taxation (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Rerras, SJR 81 (CD))
Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice. Amending  36-96.3. (Patron-Englin, HB 2744 (F))
Fire Marshal, Office of; transfers enforcement of Fire Prevention Code thereto. Amending  2.2-4006, 9.1-203, 27-61, 27-95, 27-97, 36-99.3, 36-114, 36-118, 36-135, 36-139, and 38.2-401; adding  9.1-203.1, 9.1-203.2, 9.1-206, 9.1-207, and 9.1-208; repealing  36-139.2 and 36-139.3. (Patron-Cline, HB 2457 (I) See HB2356)
Fire Marshal, Office of; transfers enforcement of Fire Prevention Code thereto. Amending  9.1-201, 27-61, 27-97, 27-97.2, 27-99, 36-139, and 38.2-401; adding  9.1-206, 9.1-207, and 9.1-208; repealing  36-139.2, 36-139.3, and 36-139.4. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2356 (Chapter 647); Deeds, SB 1132 (Chapter 741))
Fire Prevention Code; requires automatic sprinkler systems or other fire suppression systems in certain structures. Amending 27-97, 36-99.3, and 36-99.5:1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2297 (F))
Home ownership grants; amount localities may provide for certain local government employees. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2834 (Chapter 674); Hall, HB 2841 (I) See HB2834)
Home ownership grants; amount localities may provide for employees of locality. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 3121 (I) See HB2834)
Housing assistance; employees of county to benefit therefrom. Adding  15.2-542. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2446 (Chapter 288); Miller, J.H., HB 2939 (I) See HB2446; Puller, SB 1387 (Chapter 582))
Housing authorities; compensation of commissioners. Amending 36-11. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2885 (Chapter 247))
Housing authorities; limits power to acquire property within conservation area through use of eminent domain. Amending 36-49.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 1824 (F))
Housing authorities; must hold at least one public hearing to receive views of citizens. Amending  36-19.2. (Patron-Alexander, HB 3123 (Chapter 342))
Housing Authorities Law; exercise of eminent domain authority and compensation for certain landowners. Adding  36-27.02. (Patron-Suit, HB 2009 (F))
Housing Trust Fund; name change, dedicating unreserved general fund balances. Amending  36-137, 36-139, 36-141, 36-142, 36-147, 36-150, 46.2-749.129, and 58.1-344.3; adding  36-147.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 966 (F))
Housing Trust Fund; name change, deposit of recordation tax revenues into Fund. Amending  36-137, 36-139, 36-141, 36-142, 36-147, 36-150, 46.2-749.129, and 58.1-344.3; adding 36-147.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 92 (CD); Suit, HB 1825 (F))
Housing Trust Fund; name change, deposit of recordation tax revenues into Fund. Amending  36-137, 36-139, 36-141, 36-142, 36-147, 36-150, 46.2-749.129, and 58.1-344.3; adding  36-147.1 and 58.1-818. (Patron-Whipple, SB 277 (CD); Whipple, SB 967 (F))
Income tax, state; rent reductions tax credit. Amending 58.1-339.9. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1568 (CD))
Income tax, state; tax credit for home accessibility features for disabled. Amending  58.1-339.7. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1721 (I) See HB2498)
Innovative housing policies and programs; Housing Commission to study feasibility of granting additional authority to local governments to develop. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 365 (F))
Lead-based paint; landlord or property owner to notify tenant in writing that report is available. Amending  8.01-226.7. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1840 (Chapter 255))
Low-income housing credit; consolidation of Code sections. Amending  36-55.63 and 58.1-435. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1054 (Chapter 778))
New residential and commercial development; joint subcommittee to study identifiable costs thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 608 (F))
New residential and commercial development; various House and Senate Committees to study identifiable costs thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 591 (F))
Norfolk, City of; authorizes City to adopt new redevelopment or conservation plan. Amending  36-27.2. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1138 (Chapter 786))
Persons with mental illness; Joint Commission on Health Care to study ways to improve housing opportunities therefor. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 636 (F))
Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; changes membership of Fair Housing Board. Amending  54.1-2344. (Patron-Rapp, HB 2595 (Chapter 874))
Real estate tax; tax credit for certain residential property. Adding  58.1-3228.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2753 (F))
Real Estate Time-Share Act; provides for limited liability of developer for injuries to persons using time-share facilities. Amending  55-362, 55-370, 55-370.01, and 55-374; adding 55-376.3 and 55-376.4. (Patron-Suit, HB 2017 (Chapter 267))
Real Estate Time-Share Act; purchaser’s right to surrender time-share. Adding  55-376.3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1771 (F))
Real property; survey of property required when purchased by public bodies if is a fee simple interest therein. Amending 2.2-1149, 15.2-1800, 15.2-4905, 36-19, and 36-55.30. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1658 (F))
Redevelopment and Housing Authority; limit on number of local governing body members who may serve thereon. (Patron-Gear, HB 2639 (F))
Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish, report. (Patron-Englin, HB 2743 (F))
Residential development; imposition of fee for issuance of final certificate of occupancy for building. Adding  15.2-2328. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1411 (I) See SB1268)
Residential dwelling units; Housing Commission to study overcrowding thereof and impact on neighborhoods and localities. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HJR 696 (P))
Sex offender treatment offices; prohibited in certain residential areas. (Patron-Athey, HB 2776 (Chapter 878))
Single-family dwellings; clustering provisions to become optional. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2326 (F))
Single-family dwellings; exempts certain agricultural counties from provisions that require localities to designate areas for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2327 (F))
Single-family dwellings; localities to designate portion of undeveloped land for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1074 (V))
Single-family dwellings; localities to designate portion of unimproved land for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2325 (F))
Single-family dwellings; time limit for construction. Adding 15.2-2209.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2489 (F))
Spot blight abatement; condemnation. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 184 (CD))
Spot blight abatement; interest on liens. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 311 (CD); Cuccinelli, SB 735 (Chapter 763))
Tenants by the entirety; married couple acquires property presumption is acquired it thereby. Amending  55-20.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 2494 (F))
Transportation impact fees; imposes fee for issuance of certificate of occupancy for certain buildings or structures. Amending 36-105. (Patron-Cole, HB 1724 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; abatement of violations, civil penalty. Amending  36-106. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2469 (Chapter 290))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; adoption by localities of residential rental inspection districts. Amending  36-105.1:1. (Patron-Lambert, SB 846 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; asbestos inspections. Amending 36-99.7. (Patron-Athey, HB 2414 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; emergency communication equipment. Amending  36-99.6:2. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2554 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; locality to require building permits in historic zoning districts. Adding  36-99.6:4. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1053 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; violations of maintenance provisions, penalty. Amending  36-106. (Patron-Hull, HB 1451 (CD); Marshall, D.W., HB 2470 (F); Hull, HB 2789 (Chapter 760))
Workforce housing; Housing Commission to study employer-assisted housing initiatives and incentives for employers to provide for their employees. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 711 (F))
Zoning violations; overcrowding of residential dwellings. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Rust, HB 2261 (Chapter 937))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07