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
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.
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.
A survey undertaken as part of the Transporting Reusables Using Commercial Carriers (TRUCC) project, which is researching how the NYC reuse sector can have better access to adequate and affordable transportation resources.
During fall 2012 and spring 2013, DSNY conducted a waste characterization study of the curbside waste stream (2013 study). DSNY periodically conducts these studies to see what has changed in the composition of material collected by DSNY in order to inform future waste management planning.
The Study is one of the first field research initiatives in New York City to look specifically at the financial needs and practices of recent immigrants. The full report is a comprehensive overview of the data, analysis, and key findings.
SBS, with support from Citi Community Development, commissioned a study to understand the state and needs of women entrepreneurs in New York City. The study was conducted in collaboration with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
The City of New York (City) contracted with MGT Consulting Group (MGT) to conduct a minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) Disparity Study. The objective of this study was to conduct a disparity analysis of the utilization of M/WBEs in City contracting, as compared to the availability
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
Report to the City Council on first quarter impacts of LL 147 (cap on vehicle licenses). LL 147 requires DOT and TLC to report to the Council quarterly on the impact of the moratorium on vehicle ridership throughout the city.
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.
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
Second quarterly report to the City Council regarding impact of Local Law 147. Local Law 147 requires TLC to submit quarterly reports on the impact of the year long moratorium on the new for hire vehicle licenses on vehicle ridership throughout the City.
The Urban Institute conducted an evaluation of the City Service Corps program to assess how much organizations benefit from the City Service Corps members’ service, the extent to which members gain valuable skills, and whether they continue to be civically engaged after completing the program.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
In this study, the department identified seven locations with significant pedestrian traffic and developed strategies for enhancing pedestrian safety and traffic flow at each location. Before and after photos show implementation of such strategies.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Report created pursuant to Local Law 92 of 2020, the purpose of which is to discuss the state of the
Black Car and Livery industries in New York City and to develop policy recommendations to strengthen
these traditional industry sectors.
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.
Study analyzes the cost of operating and maintaining rental housing, examining the conditions that existed in the NYC rent stabilized housing market in 2020 and also the extent by which these conditions changed from 2019.