Two new federal policies tying Medicare reimbursements to quality of care took effect in October 2012. Hospitals are now penalized for excess readmissions. An additional penalty or bonus can be awarded, based on adherence to clinical standards and ratings on patient surveys.
The city’s diminishing stock of rent-stabilized apartments is highly sought after by prospective tenants because these regulated units often rent at below-market rates and offer a variety of tenant protections including the right to lease renewal.
New York State real property tax law establishes the 421-a property tax exemption for the construction of new multifamily housing in the city. This map shows where & what types of buildings receive these breaks.
Report assessment of all facilities owned by the city with a five hundred kilowatt or greater peak demand to determine whether cogeneration and natural gas-based distributed generation projects are appropriate for such facilities.
New York City recycles a wide variety of waste, but some materials are more likely to be recycled than others. The city has three solid waste streams: refuse, paper recycling, and metal/glass/plastic recycling. Overall, about 44 percent of recyclable material is “captured” by city recycling programs
With the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the share of adults in New York City without health insurance dropped from 20.9 percent in 2013 to 13.8 percent in 2014, a 7.1 percentage point decline.
There is a great deal of variation in average per pupil allocations across community school districts. In 2013-2014, the last school year in which budgets were set by the Bloomberg Administration, school district allocations averaged $8,255 per student in grades pre-k through 8.
In the 2013-2014 school year, approximately 36,000 students took the test to determine their eligibility for a seat in a New York City public school Gifted & Talented program for the 2014-2015 school year.
In light of two recent high-profile school rezoning controversies in which overcrowded schools serving higher income students existed near underutilized schools largely populated by students in public housing, IBO examined the distribution of students from public housing across NYC public schools.
An overview of the City's food policy work and provide current metrics on City food programs, including the 19 food metrics that the City is required to report on annually pursuant to Local Law 52 of 2011.
About 75,000 students—or over 7 percent—of the city’s 1.1 million public school students lived in the city’s homeless shelter system or were doubled up in the home of a friend or family member at some point during school year 2013-2014.
Application April 16, 2013 - Variance (§72-21) to permit the development of a cellar and fourstory, eight-family residential building, contrary to §42- 10 zoning resolution. PREMISES AFFECTED - 81 Jefferson Street,Block 3162, Lot 42, Borough of Brooklyn. COMMUNITY BOARD #3BK
Rothkrug, Rothkrug & Spector LLP 97 Grattan Street, Brooklyn Variance (§72-21) to allow for a new seven-family residential development, contrary to use regulations (§42-00). M1-1 zoning district. Community Board #1BK
Rothkrug, Rothkrug & Spector LLP 95 Grattan Street, Brooklyn Variance (§72-21) to allow for a new seven-family residential development, contrary to use regulations (§42-00). M1-1 zoning district. Community Board #1BK
Although students with disabilities comprised about 18 percent of the overall student body in school year 2012-2013, they made up about 30 percent of the suspended student population (defined as the population of students who have been suspended at least one time).