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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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 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.
“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.”
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 the community
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.
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.
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.