Mandated by the New York City Charter, Section309, our board consists of15 members who are appointed by the Mayor. Our mandate is to advisethe Commissioner on matters at her request and report annually to thegovernment and administration of the city.
In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Municipal Assistance Corporation Act and the New York State Financial Emergency Act, the City of New York is required to submit monthly financial reports.
Announced by Mayor de Blasio in June of 2015, an interagency Three-Quarter Housing (TQH) Task Force reviews the use of three-quarter houses in New York City and promotes structural stability, fire safety, and tenant protections. The interagency Task Force includes DOB, FDNY, HPD, HRA and Law Dept.
The Office of Constituent Services (OCS) connects New Yorkers in need with vital services for DSS-HRA-DHS programs. Services and information provided by OCS reduces the number of visits made by clients to centers and offices – improving customer service and reducing agency staff workload.