The City of New York’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2018. This
report, shows that The City of New York (City) completed its Fiscal Year with a General
Fund surplus, as determined by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), for the 38th consecutive year.
While commercial waste removal is a necessary part of managing any large city, this report by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer details how New York City’s current system poses clear safety risks to both residents and workers, while also pumping out toxic emissions into the City’s air.
Debt for the City of New York (the “City”) has grown from $4,923 per capita in FY 2000 to $10,399 per capita in FY 2018, an increase of 111 percent. Over the same period, New York City personal income grew by 109 percent and New York City local tax revenues by 166 percent.
Update to 2014 housing report, using estimates from the most recent New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS) for 2017. We find that the disappearance of modestly-priced rental units has continued, leaving the City’s lowest-income households with fewer and fewer opt