City Comptroller

Elected officials vow there’s hope on the horizon, but many of the soaked suffering are too exhausted to pursue complicated efforts to get compensation.
The office asserts the system is broken and City Hall can help more, as it follows a century-old legal precedent and rejects payout requests for flood damage.
The total number of private establishments in the city had its steepest drop in at least 30 years over the course of the pandemic as Manhattan couldn’t keep up making it but Brooklyn keeps on taking it.
The new budget also significantly increases New York City’s “rainy day fund,” but will not be official (or detailed) until the Council’s vote next week.
Illustrating a growing trend, a private equity firm that scooped up hundreds of rental units in The Bronx is forcing some tenants out, making the case for “Good Cause” eviction protections.
A number of agencies, boards and committees look out for corruption and malfeasance in municipal life but their investigation and enforcement powers vary.
An accounting flub caused thousands of transit workers to pay more than they should have into the Tier 6 pension plan for years. Now the agency is set to pay out some $4.1 million dollars to the employees.
Comptroller Scott Stringer and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. vote no on proposed new operator — while Trump’s lawyer claims golf legend Jack Nicklaus has the final say.
Sure, New Yorkers will choose a new mayor on Nov. 2, but there are other big city jobs up for grabs. Races for city comptroller, public advocate, five borough presidents and Manhattan district attorney are all on the ballot. Here’s a guide to who’s running.
What you should know about safely putting your place back together, where to look for financial help and whether renters insurance covers flood damage. (Answer: Rarely.)
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Overwhelmed by all the information coming out about initial tallies of in-person, ranked choice first-place votes? Here’s the latest, at a glance.
The Brooklyn Council member held a seemingly insurmountable 24,000-plus lead over the Council speaker, who conceded the fight for the Democratic nomination to become the city’s fiscal watchdog.
Just over 21,000 votes separate the top two finishers in the Democratic primary to be New York City’s fiscal watchdog — down from 64,000 in an initial count last week. With 125,000 absentee ballots remaining, it’s still too soon to declare a winner.
What does a city comptroller do? And who is running for the seat this year? Here’s your guide to the only other citywide office besides mayor with any real competition yet.
The eight Democrats squared off in an at-times contentious 90-minute debate. But some fireworks aside, courtesy of Brad Lander and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, few major policy differences emerged.
Following a state and national trend, employees worked with the Campaign Workers Guild to become the first campaign staff of the city’s election season to secure some key workplace protections.
The contests for the two key citywide posts are getting lost amid the mayoral primary battle. Here’s why you should care — straight from a former comptroller and an ex-public advocate.
The number of candidates for everything from mayor to City Council has narrowed. But a lot of hopefuls still pack the first citywide ranked choice voting ballot. We’ve got some lists.
The mayor’s successor could be stuck with $15 billion in spending gaps in just their first term. But de Blasio says the nearly $100 billion plan he released Monday is necessary to prime the city’s COVID comeback.
Knowing how to solve a problem on your block or in your community often means knowing who has the power to fix it — and how to get their attention. As the big citywide primary approaches, here’s a look at how to tap officer holders to get things done.