The city has committed more than $4 billion over 10 years that can be used to meet the terms of the settlement with federal officials for repairs at public housing developments across the city. Yet the full cost of the settlement is unclear, and may require additional city funds.
The Mayor’s latest budget plan adds $23 million over the years 2020-2023 for his LeadFreeNYC initiative, and brings the total amount of funds budgeted for the program to $39 million. But that still leaves the program’s funding well short of the original commitment.
IBO presents an overview of our analysis of the Mayor’s Preliminary Budget for 2020 and financial plan through 2023. The report includes our projections of city budget gaps and surpluses, highlights of our latest economic forecast, and re-estimates of revenue and spending under the Mayor’s plan