The Profile of Older New Yorkers is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in information at Community District (CD), borough and/or city-wide levels about older New Yorkers. The Department for the Aging (DFTA) has compiled the data to provide the aging community and the general public with
The study highlights the prevalence and incidence of various forms of elder abuse, the number of elder abuse cases coming to the attention of all agencies and programs responsible for servicing elder abuse victims in New York State in a one-year period.
Evidence shows a cohort effect of baby boomers born between 1955 and 1965 who have disproportionate homelessness risk. Older homeless adults have medical needs exceeding their biological ages. The report forecasts the homeless population in NYC, projects potential costs and suggests interventions.
This report summarizes a multi-site study in three localities – Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles
County – of the anticipated future of the aged homeless population, its likely impacts on health and
shelter systems and resulting costs, and the potential for housing solutions.
This report details a study of transition-age youth age 18-21 who exit from DYCD, DHS, and ACS. It describes three-year outcome trajectories for youth and their patterns of service use by distinct groups.
This report provides a summary of the outcomes achieved by the two winners of the NYCx Co-Labs Mental Health Challenge: NextStep and Me, Myself, & I. It includes lessons learned for working on open innovation, community engagement, urban pilots as well as policy recommendations for NYC agencies.
This report provides a summary of the outcomes achieved by the two winners of the NYCx Co-Labs Housing Rights Challenge; Heat Seek and JustFix.nyc. It also includes lessons learned for working on open innovation, community engagement, urban pilots as well as policy recommendations for NYC agencies.
In response to Local Law 37 of 2018, ACS conducted a study regarding language needs of children in foster care. This report describes the language study that ACS conducted, and it provides a summary of key findings from that study. It also outlines ACS's continuing work to respond to language needs.
NYC Hotel Market Analysis is a report of the city's hotel conditions, produced by a real estate and economics consultant team engaged by Department of City Planning. The study assessed current and anticipated future conditions in the hotel industry in New York City.
“It is against this backdrop that the Comptroller’s Office and A Better Balance jointly administered a survey to better understand how New Yorkers are navigating professional and personal responsibilities in COVID-19-era New York City.”
The Report’s findings show that although New Yorkers’ delinquency and default rates are slightly lower than the national average, certain NYC neighborhoods are experiencing significantly higher rates of delinquency and default despite the fact that their residents have low average loan balances.
Improving Access to Affordable Housing Opportunities is a study that explores the experience of affordable housing applicants and recommends ways to further support applicants through an outreach and education strategy that incorporates financial empowerment services.
This report explores the historical relationship between veterans and for-profit institutions, how well for-profit schools serve veterans, and if for-profit schools are a sound investment for veterans looking to pursue higher education.
On September 22, 1995, Mayor Giuliani signed Local Law 74 authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to conduct a 21- month pilot program to study the potential effects of permitting the use of FWDs in combined sewer areas.
In agreement with the First Amended Nitrogen Consent Judgment (FANCJ), this feasibility study is designed to evaluate the available nitrogen-removal technologies, and optimization techniques for existing infrastructure, to identify potential measures to reduce nitrogen discharges
Pursuant to LL 125 of 2018, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is required to develop educational materials regarding drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to be made available by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and the New York City
The Brownsville Plan is the result of a community-driven process to identify neighborhood goals, form strategies to address local needs, and find resources to fill gaps in service. This will result in the creation of over 2,500 new affordable homes.
This report summarizes the findings of a survey of 3,105 Muslim, Arab, South Asian, Jewish, and Sikh New Yorkers about their experiences of bias harassment, discrimination, and acts of hate between July 2016 and late 2017, a timeframe that encapsulates the climate pre- and post-election.
REPORT: The Governor contends that localities have allowed Medicaid spending to spiral because the state enacted a cap in 2012 that spared them from having to share in the increasing costs. His Executive Budget proposes to counter this.
This report, the first produced under a 2017 City Council law that turns to IBO to issue periodic reports on New York City economic development tax expenditures, looks at the efficiency and effectiveness of two programs: Commercial Revitalization & Commercial Expansion.
With manufacturing jobs in New York City declining, the New York City Industrial Development Agency, under the Giuliani Administration, created the Industrial Program in 1995. This report looks at the evolution and effectiveness of the program.
Local Law 61 of 2017 requires a review of the feasibility of allowing online submission of applications for permits, licenses, and registrations issued by City agencies. The review also requires an evaluation of the feasibility of creating and maintaining a single web portal for this information.
Local Law 66 of 2021 requires an assessment of the 311 service request intake map in order to determine the feasibility of improving the location accuracy of this map. OTI has undertaken an assessment, the results of which are included in this report.
Report on a study of social and economic conditions in Harlem leading to the disturbances which occurred on March 19, 1935, and recommendations regarding racial discrimination, disparate healthcare, housing discrimination, education and poverty in Harlem, with a foreword letter dated March 19,1936
This report evaluates and describes the economic impact of the 7 key sectors that comprise NYC's film and television industry: motion picture talent, subscription programming, television broadcasting, advertising and media buying, postproduction and other services, and distribution and consumption.
This report evaluates NYC's digital games industry and its six sectors game developers, publisher/developers, retail and arcades, professional and financial services, esports, and non-profits and education. It explores the sectors' economic impacts and their characteristics, dynamics, and trends.
This study describes the structure of the small venue theater sector including its history, cultural and economic impacts, and operational practices, and concludes with a series of high-level findings that set the stage for future efforts to support the small venue theater industry.
The Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study, which began in fall 2014, is an early step in a long-term strategy to protect the life, property, and livelihoods of Coney Island and Gravesend communities from the effects of storm surge and sea level rise.
The Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek Storm Surge Barrier Studies project is a conceptual feasibility
study that may be used in assessing the need to advance to more a detailed and complete feasibility
study and could inform such a study or the project implementation that may follow.
The study reports on housing affordability and tenant income in the City's rental market. The study highlights year-to-year changes in many of the major economic factors affecting the City's tenant population.
Study analyzes the cost of operating and maintaining rental housing, examing the conditions that existed in the NYC rent stabilized housing market in 2019, and also the extent by which these conditions changed from 2018.