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December 20, 2017Part 1 of our analysis reviews NYCHA's capital needs and spending patterns over the last 5 years.
Video Economic Development
December 15, 2017NYCED President and CEO James Patchett joined the CBC to discuss the role of NYCEDC during a period of economic growth in New York City.
Report Economic Development
December 05, 2017This report provides an overview of TIF and a five-point checklist drawn from lessons learned from past projects to help identify potential TIF projects.
Letter Economic Development
November 20, 2017CBC recommends Governor Cuomo veto three bills that would expand an economic development program.
Testimony Economic Development
November 13, 2017Testimony on economic development programs that leverage state funds to translate technological advancements into viable long-term business development and economic growth.
Press Release Economic Development
November 02, 2017CBC examined the process for setting assessment fees, their uses, and the city’s oversight of BIDs, and recommends increased public review and performance evaluation.
Report Economic Development
October 30, 2017Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) and Local Development Corporations (LDCs) should be consolidated at the regional level and their reporting requirements strengthened.
Video State Budget
October 26, 2017CBC Breakfast conversation with John Rhodes, Chair of the Public Service Commission
Blog City Budget
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 21, 2017CBC Breakfast conversation with NYC Housing and Preservation Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer.
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 12, 2017Director of State Studies David Friedfel breaks down NYS school spending per pupil by federal, state, and local revenues. Most revenue comes from local property taxes, which is how wealthier school districts are able to spend more while still getting a considerable amount from the state and federal levels.
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.
Special Feature Housing
August 08, 2017Interactive map plots the location of each housing development created or preserved under NYC’s Housing New York plan.
July 19, 2017How is NYCHA doing two years into its implementation of NextGeneration NYCHA?
Report City Budget
June 30, 2017How do New Yorkers feel about quality of life and municipal services? It varies tremendously by community district.
June 30, 2017City documents offer few details on how the new funding will be used to enhance different levels of affordability.
Special Feature Economic Development
June 14, 2017Reporting is limited and differs by program. With $4.0 billion in annual state spending and tax expenditures, a significant investment is being made without enough information to evaluate its success.
May 24, 2017CBC offers two recommendations for improving the school planning and siting process: maximize use of existing capacity, and target new capacity to areas with the highest need.