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.
As of June, the Department of Education had 131,199 full-time employees. More than 119,000 served in jobs under the broad classification of pedagogues, which includes roles such as principals, assistant principals, teachers, and teaching assistants also known as paraprofessionals.
In October 2014, the city’s Human Resources Administration announced a new employment plan for public assistance recipients. The plan, which was already being phased in before the formal announcement, makes the agency’s employment programs less punitive and puts more emphasis on education & training
TheNew York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS) is the largest ongoing urban air monitoring program of any U.S. city. NYCCAS is a collaboration between the Health Department and Queens College of the City University of New York and tracks changes in air quality over time.
The New York City Community Air Survey: Neighborhood Air Quality 2008-2016 report fulfills the reporting requirement of Local Law 103 of 2015 which requires that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conduct community air quality surveys and publish the results annually.
Suicide rates in NYC remained stable, overall, from 2010 to 2019; individuals 45 to 64 years of age had the highest rate of suicide in the city; White NYers had the highest suicide rate; the greatest increase was among Black female NYers.
From 2012 to 2015, injury was the cause of 10% of deaths among infants younger than 1 year old in NYC; among these, 75% were sleep-related. This report highlights the prevalence of unsafe sleep environmental risk factors.