Comptroller Scott Stringer released a new blueprint, "Aging with Dignity," to help more seniors age in place, and access resources for healthy living.
In New York City, three-fifths of private-sector employees don’t have employer-based retirement plans. At companies with fewer than 10 employees, that figure jumps to nearly 90 percent. In response to this problem, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer recently released the "NYC Nest Egg Plan" to address what he says could be a burden for future taxpayers, who would be called upon to support a growing population of low-income seniors.
Sheepshead Bay Rd. was once a beautiful, busy, and thriving area. In the last six years, it became a symbol of empty storefronts, piles of garbage, abandoned street shelter for homeless people, and economic decline. It suffered badly from the devastating effects of economic recession, SuperStorm Sandy, overdevelopment and neglect.
Comptroller's audit: Department Of Finance mistakenly gave away $10 million in property tax abatements to corporations. Corporate-owned condos and other properties such as indoor parking spaces and gardens were granted more than $10 million in improper tax abatements over the past 4 years because the New York City Department of Finance failed to conduct basic document checks, according to an audit released today by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.
Comptroller Stringer’s Red Tape Commission is made up of small business leaders, regulatory experts and advocates from around the City who are dedicated to finding ways to help business owners cut through the red tape.
• Survey of over 1,100 New Yorkers finds nearly half don’t have access to Flexible Work Arrangements
Here are some pictures I made at Brighton Beach Avenue. It looked like some business owners decided to ignore every law, rule or regulations and to turn Brighton Beach Avenue into dirty street bazaar or transform it into one big garbage pile of rotten vegetables and fruits.
Small business owners deserve our strong support. In too many instances, they are pushed out because of insanely increased commercial rents. Former Met Food supermarket on Brighton Beach Avenue decided to move after its rent was tripled before Sandy. My neighborhood lost an important asset. And we see similar situations all over the city.
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