In this report , IBO examines Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelter spending from 2013 through 2022 to show how state and federal decisions, as well as shifts in homeless populations over time, have impacted the funding of the city’s shelters over the past decade.
Testimony focused on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s deficit relief as proposed in the New York State 2024 State Executive Budget and on the financing of the Penn Station Revitalization Plan
A report on the agency's efforts during the previous quarter to implement the plan adopted pursuant to paragraph 19 (annual plan) of Section 815(a), including details of agency's efforts to implement equal employment practices, including statistical information regarding total employment, including provisional, seasonal, per-diem and part-time employees, new hiring and promotions in a manner which facilitates understanding of an agency's efforts to provide fair and effective equal opportunity employment for minority group members, women and members of other groups who are employed by, or who seek employment with, city agencies.
In this report, IBO explores the potential roadblocks to the Trust’s success, and its benefits and risks, as well as other operational reforms contained in NYCHA’s greater reform plan, A Blueprint for Change.
At the request of Council Member Chi Ossé, the IBO estimated the annual cost of introducing fare-free local bus service in New York City under three scenarios: waive bus fares for all riders, riders who are 65 or older or who have disabilities, and New Yorkers who are low income.
For each of IBO’s more than 100 budget options, including the new ones and many that have been recently updated, we outline key arguments for and against the proposals along with estimates of their potential to save or raise city funds.
IBO Assistant Director Sarita Subramanian's testimony on the city’s early childhood programs, focusing on funding for the city’s 3-K programs, as well as the pace of the city payments to contracted to 3-K and Pre-K providers.