Prepared for the October 2013 NYC Financial Empowerment Conference, the compendium includes papers from over 20 partner organizations detailing the innovative ways they are helping to financially empower New Yorkers.
This brief, which was commissioned by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment, examines both sides of people's balance sheets; that is, both their savings and debt levels.
The findings of the Temporary Lien Sale Taskforce, required by LL13/2015, AC 11-356, incl. (i) recommendations for administrative or legislative changes; (ii) any findings or facts that support such recommendations, (iii) evaluation of installment agreements and consideration of prospective changes.
This report documents what we learned from dozens of worker-owner members, cooperative business development professionals, and financial empowerment practitioners, and provides some actionable next steps to further improve financial health for worker-owners.
In this latest report we outline the scale of the student loan debt problem; highlight findings from our previous student loan reports; summarize testimony from the hearing; and offer policy recommendations.
New York State has proposed a plan to develop 10 new, mixed-use towers around Penn Station & to use the property tax revenue generated to finance the reconstruction & possible expansion of the country’s busiest train station. We examine what is included in the state’s plan & the fiscal implications
The City of New York can ensure that NYC remains a place that people want to build families, start businesses, and create new ideas by investing in high quality public education from pre-K to university, universal child care, robust public transit, and affordable housing