Update to 2014 housing report, using estimates from the most recent New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS) for 2017. We find that the disappearance of modestly-priced rental units has continued, leaving the City’s lowest-income households with fewer and fewer opt
Report analyzes NYC Department of Social Services’ data from July 2013 through June 2018 and assesses existing policies and services to better understand the dynamics within the shelter system, the scope of domestic violence as a driver of housing instability, and identify potential gaps in fundi
This policy brief, by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, provides support for legislation that would mandate for the first time that landlords include a clear and concise “Tenant Bill of Rights” in every lease packet.
This report proposes the State adopt legislation that creates a new “Basement Resident Protection Law” to provide immediate physical and tenant protections to New Yorkers living in basement units, with clear rights and responsibilities for basement owners and dwellers...
To inform the City’s rulemaking process, the Office of the New York City Comptroller reviewed how emissions calculations and the use of Renewable Energy Credits should be best structured to maximize LL97’s climate, environmental, economic, and health benefits.