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December 20, 2017Part 1 of our analysis reviews NYCHA's capital needs and spending patterns over the last 5 years.
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.
December 11, 2014CBC Breakfast with City Planning Commissioner Carl Weisbrod in December 2014.
June 30, 2017City documents offer few details on how the new funding will be used to enhance different levels of affordability.
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.
Special Feature Housing
August 08, 2017Interactive map plots the location of each housing development created or preserved under NYC’s Housing New York plan.
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.
October 19, 2014While enhancing the use of technology in schools is a popular cause, the Smart Schools Bond Act is ill-conceived and deserves a "no" vote for three reasons discussed in this report.
January 27, 2014Reviews Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fiscal year 2014-15 Executive Budget school aid proposal.
July 19, 2017How is NYCHA doing two years into its implementation of NextGeneration NYCHA?
March 05, 2013Competitive grants are an important element in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s approach to state aid for education. The new approach began on a small scale last year, and a review of the experience in the first year suggests the proposed expansion may be premature.
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.
December 10, 2013CBC urges the approval of A7302-A/S5568-A, a bill that will improve the oversight of preschool special education program providers and reduce fraud, abuse and mismanagement.
July 02, 2013In a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo, the CBC urges approval of A7302-A/S5568-A, which will improve the oversight of preschool special education program providers.
March 11, 2014Large increase in school aid proposed in the State fiscal year 2014-15 Executive Budget will be misdirected to school districts with less need than others.
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.”
Report City Budget
June 30, 2017How do New Yorkers feel about quality of life and municipal services? It varies tremendously by community district.
Press Release City Budget
May 16, 2017The results show which municipal services are in greatest need of improvement.
August 13, 2014Low transportation costs and high income make New York City relatively affordable when compared to other large cities in the United States.