The Brownsville Plan, is a community-based planning process that focused on working with residents, elected officials, community based organizations and government agencies to develop short term projects for future development.
The analysis in this brief utilized New York City Police Department data from calendar years 2017 to 2019 for domestic violence offenses: homicide, felony rape, felony assault, sex offenses, strangulation and stalking. For each offense, the NYPD provided sex and race/ethnic for each offense.
Department of Consumer Affairs and Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr. held a public hearing in October 2016 to explore predatory lending in the used car industry. This report provides an overview of the public hearing that includes findings and recommendations.