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October 20, 2017New Yorkers tell us what the biggest issues are requiring the attention of city government. Click to see how your neighbors responded.
September 18, 2017Following the release of data on fiscal year 2017 fourth quarter housing starts, the CBC has updated its map of housing developments created or preserved under New York City’s Housing New York Plan.
September 07, 2017Based on the most recent national data, New York spends more per pupil than any other state: $21,206 per pupil compared to the national average of $11,392 as of the 2014-2015 school year.
June 30, 2017City documents offer few details on how the new funding will be used to enhance different levels of affordability.
Press Release City Budget
May 16, 2017The results show which municipal services are in greatest need of improvement.
April 20, 2017In order to adequately fund education in all districts without excessive state spending, more comprehensive modifications are required.
Press Release Housing
March 08, 2017The Citizens Budget Commission today announced that the winner of the 2017 CBC Prize for Public Service Innovation is the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for its “NextGeneration NYCHA – Digital Initiatives.”
February 09, 2017Big changes proposed to Foundation Aid bake in existing inequities.
December 15, 2015How much does it take to build in NYC?
June 22, 2015High levels of school spending in NY largely reflected the relatively high cost of employee compensation.
April 08, 2015The fiscal year 2016 state budget enacted last week includes a 6.0 percent increase in annual formula-based aid to school districts from $21.8 billion to $23.1 billion. This is the third consecutive year in which the Governor and the legislature have busted the statutory growth cap they agreed upon in 2011.