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DiNapoli: NYC's Property Tax Bills Rise Along With Burden on Working- and Middle-Class Homeowners

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused property tax disparity to worsen in New York City, driving housing costs higher for many, according to a report released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Property tax disparities have been well documented for decades by advocates, fiscal monitors and the city, but the report found even when property values declined for many condos, co-ops and rental apartments due to the pandemic, property tax bills continued to rise.

DiNapoli: As Share of New Yorkers Without Health Insurance Reached New Low, Disparities Persisted Among Black, Asian, and Latino Populations

From 2010 through 2021, the percentage of New Yorkers without health insurance declined every year to 5.2% in 2021, well below the national average of 8.6% and less than half of what it was in the state in 2010 (11.9%), according to an analysis by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Rates of uninsured New Yorkers are lower than the national average due to the state’s higher enrollment in public health insurance programs, which provided coverage to 4 in 10 New Yorkers in 2021.

DiNapoli Announces Scheduled Sale of $543 Million State of New York General Obligation Bonds

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the details of the negotiated sale of tax-exempt and taxable New York state General Obligation (GO) bonds scheduled for September 27th and 28th, currently estimated to total approximately $543 million. The state expects to sell $459.4 million for new money transportation, education, and environmental purposes with the Series 2023A, 2023B and 2023D bonds.

DiNapoli Announces Change in Leadership of State Pension Fund's Real Estate Advisory Committee

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced that after 16 years of distinguished service, David Peirez is stepping down as Chairman of the Real Estate Advisory Committee (REAC) for the New York State Common Retirement Fund. DiNapoli also announced the appointment of Louis Dubin, a member of REAC since 2003, as the committee’s new Chairman.