City Comptroller Scott Stringer

City Comptroller Scott Stringer holds a news conference on June 24, 2015 about vacant NYCHA units. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Audit: NYC Housing Authority Sitting On 2,000 Vacant Units

An audit has found that hundreds of apartment units stand empty while 270,000 New Yorkers are on a waiting list for public housing.

06/25/2015

Animal Care & Control (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Comptroller Releases Scathing Audit On Animal Care & Control

The audit made 18 recommendations to Animal Care & Control, which the non-profit and the city say have already been started on.

04/19/2015

Comptroller Scott Stringer calls for changes to help non-English speakers at NYC housing courts (Credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Comptroller Stringer Calls For Changes To Help Non-English Speakers At NYC Housing Court

The comptroller released a letter to the state’s unified court system calling for improvements, including new signage and expanding the use of help centers in courts.

02/23/2015

A plow at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue during the Blizzard of 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Comptroller: Removing Snow Costs $1.8 Million Per Inch

The study analyzed more than 10 years of snowstorms, but does not include the storm that hit the city earlier this week.

01/29/2015

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NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent Laws

During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.

11/18/2014

Jerome Murdough

$2 Million Deal Reached In Rikers Island Hot Cell Death

The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.

10/31/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Sharp Increase In Personal Injury Claims Against NYC Department Of Correction

“Personal injury correction facility claims against the Department of Correction rose 37 percent between this year and last year, and have risen 114 percent since 2009,” City Comptroller Scott Stringer said.

08/20/2014

NYCHA workers removing mold, mildew, oil & other components at a home after Hurricane Sandy. (credit: NYCHA via Facebook)

Audit: NYCHA Failed To Hire Public Housing Residents For Sandy Repairs

An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.

07/24/2014