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.
This report gives New Yorkers a window into their local government and its budget functions. It is a user-friendly companion to the City’s 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), which offers a detailed picture of our City’s financial condition.
At the close of 4Q18, the City’s unrestricted cash balance stood at $9.394 billion, virtually unchanged from the closing balance at the end of 4Q17. The 4Q18 average cash balance of $9.035 billion fell below the 4Q17 average by $363 million.
According to Section 3005 of the Rules of the City of New York (RCNY), DOB Elevator Unit is responsible for performing inspections on Amusement Devices. This is an audit to determine whether DOB has proper controls over these inspections.
The Department of Correction (DOC) is on the Comptroller’s Agency Watch List for the second consecutive
year. First announced in 2018, the Agency Watch List spotlights city agencies that raise the most budgetary
concerns due to rapidly increased spending and meager measurable results.
Office of the New York City Comptroller’s (Comptroller’s Office) Claims Report for fiscal year (FY) 2018, covering July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. This report examines claims filed against and on behalf of the City of New York, outlining trends by claim type.
This report provides a comparative analysis of the overall financial activities of 90 union‑administered welfare and annuity funds that in 2016 received approximately $1.24 billion in City contributions for the benefit of active and retired City employees.