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.
The James Blake CCRB Fellowship program was created to help the CCRB reduce the number of truncated complaints (closed without investigation). The report analyzes the reasons for truncations and makes recommendations aimed at increasing the number of complaints that receive full, fair investigation.
“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.”
This report analyzes motor vehicle crash-related personal injury claims against the City, filed and settled between FY 2012 and FY 2021, with the goal of identifying interventions to reduce financial liability to the City and reducing preventable harms to New Yorkers.
Since the Free Academy in Manhattan received its state charter 176 years ago this month, the City University of New York (CUNY) has been a beacon of accessible higher education and an engine of economic opportunity and upward mobility for generations of working class and low-income New Yorkers.
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.
19 deaths occurred in New York City jails in 2022. The Board covered the deaths of Tarz Youngblood, George Pagan, and Herman Diaz in a May 9, 2022 report titled February & March 2022 Deaths in DOC Custody Report and Recommendations.
On May 9, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of Tarz Youngblood (February 27, 2022), George Pagan (March 17, 2022), and Herman Diaz (March 18, 2022).
On November 16, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of nine individuals in Department of Correction custody in 2022.
In recent months, there has been mounting evidence, including first-hand observations by Board members and staff, that the New York City Department of Correction (DOC or Department) has been locking down housing units for longer durations and with greater frequency.
On September 12, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation regarding six suicides and four deaths by drug intoxication that occurred in Department of Correction custody in 2021.
The document evaluates the City Council redistricting plan passed by the Districting Commission to ascertain whether the plan satisfies the requirements of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965, utilizing racial bloc voting analysis of prior citywide elections in NYC.
The Community of Interest Report 2023 outlines discussions regarding defined communities of interest in New York City, and how these communities are divided between neighborhoods. It is an analysis of changing demographics throughout the city and describes trends of population growth.
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.