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December 11, 2014CBC Breakfast with City Planning Commissioner Carl Weisbrod in December 2014.
Report Economic Development
February 06, 2013This scorecard assesses the New York City metropolitan area’s competitiveness in attracting, cultivating and retaining talent. The scorecard is based on the relative performance of the New York City metro area against 14 of the largest domestic metro areas on a comprehensive set of quantitative indicators.
July 18, 2016The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development is the nation's largest municipal housing agency, and is charged with implementing the largest housing plan in the city's history. How's it doing?
Report State Budget
June 20, 2016The impact of a possible recession could be as high as $59 billion, or 18.2 percent of tax revenues over four years.
August 05, 2014The policy brief, the first in a series on housing affordability, analyzes data from 22 U.S. cities to assess whether affordable housing is a nationwide problem or one particular to New York City.
Report Economic Development
September 28, 2016How does the New York City metro area compare to other large cities in the competition for a talented workforce? Affordability and commute times remain challenges.
Video City Budget
December 06, 2013This panel discusses options to reform and increase the property tax; and the impact of tax levels on residential and business location decisions.
Report City Budget
December 06, 2002The CBC prepared this document to clear up a series of common misunderstandings about the budget.
November 14, 2013The State Tax Reform and Fairness Commission contains many smart proposals, including reducing exemptions from the sales tax and reforming business tax incentives.
December 05, 2013The purpose of this report is to describe three options for increasing property tax revenues. The first of these options maintains status quo inequities; in contrast, the other two address some major problems with fairness and efficiency that characterize current policy.
November 26, 2013This letter to the NYS Tax Relief Commission includes cautions about the State's ability to commit to large new property tax relief programs, and recommendations for providing better relief with the $4 billion the State spends on current programs.
Letter State Budget
March 05, 2014This letter expresses support for Executive Budget tax reforms, but recommends that action on the property tax relief proposals be deferred until their design is improved and the surplus necessary to sustain them is achieved.
March 20, 2013The NYS Enacted FY2014 Budget includes an extension of a personal income tax surcharge that is disappointing and should be reconsidered.
August 13, 2014Low transportation costs and high income make New York City relatively affordable when compared to other large cities in the United States.