Language access is critical for New York City’s diverse communities. The city is home to approximately 3.4 million immigrants, and almost half of all New Yorkers speak a language other than English at home. Approximately a quarter of New York City’s population, or 1.8 million New Yorkers [...].
The City Record newspaper publishes notices which includes but is not limited to: public hearings and meetings, public auctions and sales, solicitations and awards and official rules proposed and adopted by city agencies.
This annual report provides an update on the agency’s implementation of its Language Access Implementation Plan, as required by Local Law 30 (2017). The report covers activity during Calendar Year 2019.
The SCRIE and DRIE ombudspersons summarize the legislative and administrative changes impacting the Rent Freeze Program from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. In addition, the report provides data regarding the volume and nature of the ombudspersons’ work during the past fiscal year.
A report on the agency's efforts during the previous quarter to implement the plan adopted pursuant to paragraph 19 (annual plan) of Section 815(a), including details of agency's efforts to implement equal employment practices and statistical data.
The goal of the Department of Finance’s Language Access Plan is to ensure that all members of the public, regardless of their English proficiency, have access to our information, programs, and services. This goal supports the four pillars of DOF’s mission statement: transparency, fairness, efficienc