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.
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.