The NYC Well-Being Index is designed to help understand the well-being of communities. It is a composite measure with nine domains: Education, Economic Security, Housing, Health, Community Safety, Infrastructure and Core Services, and Community Vitality, COVID-19 and Equity.
The objective of the audit was to determine whether JCDecaux accurately reported its advertising revenue to the City and remitted timely payments, both monetary and in non-monetary “alternative compensation,” due to the City as stipulated in the agreement.
New York City’s current property tax system is notoriously opaque, unfair, and regressive. For the past four decades, rather than dealing with its structural flaws, New York State has layered on a patchwork of exemptions and abatements to lower tax rates for various owners.
The purpose of bail is to ensure that a person who is arrested returns to court for trial. However, in practice, the impact of bail has been to detain tens of thousands of New Yorkers, presumed innocent, before trial and cost low-income families tens of millions of dollars every year.