This report analyzes motor vehicle crash-related personal injury claims against the City, filed and settled between FY 2012 and FY 2021, with the goal of identifying interventions to reduce financial liability to the City and reducing preventable harms to New Yorkers.
This report examines New York City’s standing in the global distribution of venture capital activity from 2008 through 2017 and identifies the emergence of industry clusters fueled by venture capital in New York and around the world. Our analysis is informed by data from Crunchbase
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.
Employee retention and recruitment for City agencies continue to be areas of concern as the City of New York engages in the annual cycle of setting the City’s financial priorities. As a follow-up to December’s report, Title Vacant, the Comptroller’s Office compared staff vacancies as of October 2022
New York City has a long history of organizing for fire prevention and tenant protections to address the longstanding prevalence and devastating effects of residential fires. Unfortunately, under-resourced code enforcement has hamstrung the effectiveness of housing and buildings standards since the
Annual required report on the state of the City's economy and finances After falling at an annualized rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter, and 31.4 percent in the second quarter, U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) roared back in the third quarter...
Since January 2022, at least twenty-six people have died in custody in New York City’s jails, underscoring the persistent dysfunction and violence of the jail system and accelerating calls for more oversight of jail operations.
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