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.
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.
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.
Covering a 6-month period, this report contains the total number of referrals received by APS, the number of referred individuals who were determined ineligible during the same period, and the reasons individuals were determined ineligible, a general description of the source of the referrals.
This report, using focus group and survey results, documents the experiences of New York City’s home-based paid care workers in their own words, offering a bottom-up perspective that is often lacking in public policy debates.
This report, using focus group and survey results, details the concerns of New York City’s home-based paid care workers whose voices are too often unheard or disregarded by policymakers or by the wider public.