DCA, Consulate General of Mexico, and Citi released a report on the first year of the Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera (Financial Empowerment Window), outlining the program's origin, design, implementation, successes, challenges, and lessons learned.
This brief, which was commissioned by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment, examines both sides of people's balance sheets; that is, both their savings and debt levels.
The findings of the Temporary Lien Sale Taskforce, required by LL13/2015, AC 11-356, incl. (i) recommendations for administrative or legislative changes; (ii) any findings or facts that support such recommendations, (iii) evaluation of installment agreements and consideration of prospective changes.
Since changes in market value are
phased in, previous years’ increases in market value are still being reflected in the current
year’s assessed values. As a result, overall taxable billable assessed value (BAV)
increased by 6.3 percent.
In compliance with Local Law 84 of
2009. Since 2009, DCAS has coordinated with City agencies to benchmark nearly 3,000
buildings including libraries, police stations, firehouses, schools, colleges, courthouses,
hospitals, community centers and government offices.
An investigation into Rita Copeland, former treasurer of the Tenant Association for 51-55 East 129th St., NYC, a building participating in NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Tenant Interim Lease Program (TIL), stole over $50,000 from this building.