Mayor Bill de Blasio announced two laws that shine a spotlight on both public and private vacant land to further accelerate the production of affordable housing. This legislation is the latest effort to help the City reach its goal of building 300,000 affordable homes over the next decade.
A report detailing NYCHA's continued failure to enforce its Permanent Exclusion policy for dangerous criminal offenses. The investigation also uncovered employees purchasing drugs from tenants and targets of the criminal investigation and other misconduct at NYCHA's Sheepshead/Nostrand Houses.
A Report on the arrest of 17 Certified Asbestos Investigators on charges of falsely filing documents certifying that planned construction of dozen of properties in Manhattan and Staten Island would not disturb asbestos.
A Report on security lapses at the entrances of two City Department of Correction (“DOC”) detention facilities – one in Manhattan and the second in Brooklyn – exposing serious vulnerabilities in DOC’s security operations.
A Report detailing the findings of a year-long probe of the City Department of Correction’s (“DOC”) hiring practices for Correction Officers (“COs”), exposing persistent problems at the agency’s Applicant Investigation Unit (“AIU”).
DOI found ACS often did not ensure providers were adequately addressing concerns of poor safety performance identified in ACS' annual performance measurement process called Scorecard, and did not require providers to focus on addressing safety in its quality improvement mechanism
DOI's Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD, Fifth Annual Report on investigations and recommendations made in Calendar Year 2018 to the NYC Police Department. In addition the Report updates the status of recommendations made previously that have not been fully adopted by the NYPD.