The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), seeks to protect and enhance the daily economic lives of New Yorkers to help create thriving communities. The emergency rule makes it illegal to increase prices by 10 percent or more...
Department of Consumer Affairs and Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr. held a public hearing in October 2016 to explore predatory lending in the used car industry. This report provides an overview of the public hearing that includes findings and recommendations.
Pursuant to LL51/2009, report on the effectiveness of the new law at increasing the capacity of parking for bicycles in the City's garages and parking lots including the location of bicycle parking spaces and the rate of usage of such spaces
Pursuant to Local Law 63 of 2017, this report on immigration service providers is submitted by the agency, in conjunction with the mayor's office of immigrant affairs to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council
Summary of Local Law 74 of 2018
Local Law 74 of 2018 (“the Law”) tasks the Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) with conducting a review to determine whether it is feasible to implement a penalty mitigation program for retail establishments and food service establishments.
The campaign advertisements highlight the over-the-top approach used by dealerships such as their eye-catching low prices and assurances about financing despite your credit scores to help New Yorkers avoid a bad deal at a used car dealership.
Scammers often take advantage of vulnerable people during times of crisis and distress. It is important that you be aware of any potential scams in order to protect yourself and your money. This publication describes common COVID-19-related scams and tips to stay safe.