Annual Budget Reports

Fiscal Year 2016

Three Years After Hurricane Sandy: More Federal Aid for Storm Resiliency and Sandy-Related Repair Work Added in Executive Budget
June 3, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

Equity and Excellence Initiatives: Mayor Proposes Added Funding for Three Programs
June 2, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

More Funding for Child Welfare: Mayor Aims to Expand &
Enhance Preventive Services, Reducing Foster Care Placements

June 1, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

On the Far West Side: City's Hudson Yards Interest Subsidies Reduced in Near Term, Yet Future Subsidies Remain
May 31, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

Mayor Plans to Sink Rental Payment for Water System:
But Only One- to Three-Family Homeowners Will See Savings This Year

May 25, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

Detailing the Changes: New Initiatives, Funding, and Program Shifts for the City's Homeless Services
May 20, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

Re-estimating the Mayor's Executive Budget and
Financial Plan Through 2020:
A Slowing Local Economy But a Stable Budget Outlook

May 16, 2016; Report, 15 pages PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's 2017 Preliminary Budget and
Financial Plan Through 2020

March 24, 2016; Report, 70 pages PDF

Preliminary Budget Directs Over $76 Million in 2017 to Enhancing Educational Program Offerings
March 16, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

The Importance of State Education Aid to the Department of Education's Budget
March 16, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Data Problems Plague City's Effort to Claim Medicaid
Reimbursement for Services to Students With Special Needs

March 16, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Funding Added to Increase Security at Close to Home Juvenile Placement Facilities
March 14, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Homeless Shelter Spending Increased to Record High This Year, Yet Next Year Remains Underfunded
March 14, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Organics Recycling Pilot Program to
Expand With Additional Funds

March 11, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Stopgap Measures Aid NYC Health + Hospitals
March 11, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Mayor Increases Budget for ThriveNYC Initiatives, Promoting Access to Care & Expanding Current Programs
March 10, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

More Officers as Planned, But Promised
Civilianization of Police Force Has Stalled

March 8, 2016; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 1 page PDF

Changing Course on Cash Assistance
March 7, 2016; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Housing and Buildings Departments Coordinate to Provide Elevator Repairs in Buildings With Repeat Violations
March 2, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Transportation Funds Added for
Vision Zero, Traffic Enforcement Cameras

March 1, 2016; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Pledges Made by the City and State to The MTA, but Uncertainties Persist
March 1, 2016;Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's 2017 Preliminary Budget and Financial Plan Through 2020: Overview
March 1, 2016; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 9 pages PDF

School Construction: Mayor Adds $1.4 Billion, More Than 11,700 New Seats to Revised Five-Year Capital Plan
February 29, 2016; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget, 4 pages PDF

The Fiscal Year Ahead: Despite Diminishing Job Growth, Modest Gains in Tax Revenues, City Budget Remains Positive
December 21, 2015; Fiscal Outlook, 19 pages PDF

Budget Options for New York City
December 2, 2015; Report, 98 pages  PDF

Fiscal Year 2015

Behind the Numbers: Details of IBO's Latest Economic & Tax Revenue Forecasts
June 18, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 8 pages PDF

Mayor Adds $1.3 Billion in Federal Hurricane Sandy Aid to City Budget
June 10, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

Much of Mayor's Projected Savings Comes From Re-estimates of Borrowing Costs
June 9, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

Funding Added to Buildings Department for Reform Measures,
Speed Processing of Affordable Housing Plans

June 4, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

The Mayor's 421-a Proposal: Estimating Tax Revenue Forgone and Affordable Housing Gained
June 3, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 5 pages PDF

Overtime for Correction Officers on Pace to Reach Highest Level in Over Two Decades
June 1, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

For What It's Worth: Estimating Revenue & Distribution
Under the Mayor's Proposed Mansion Tax

June 1, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

The School Construction Budget: Seeming Decline in State Funding a Matter of Fiscal Reporting, Not Support
May 28, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pagesPDF

Alternative to School Closure: Significant Resources Directed Towards 94 Renewal Schools
May 27, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pagesPDF

City Plans Reduced Payments From Water Board: Lower Rates for Customers, Less Revenue for the City
May 26, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pagesPDF

Uniformly Overbudget: Tracing Police Overtime Spending & Staffing Since 1996
May 21, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pagesPDF

Capital Spending & Neighborhood Rezoning: More Than $1.6 Billion for New Infrastructure Funds
May 20, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages PDF

Further Increases to Homeless Rental Assistance, But Additional Funds for Shelter Still Necessary
May 19, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages PDF

The Big Picture: Re-estimating the Mayor's 2016 Executive Budget and Financial Plan Through 2019
May 15, 2015; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 6 pages HTML   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2016
March 27, 2015;Mandated Report, 57 pages PDF

Will State Funds Be Available Again for Expanded After-School Programs?
March 25, 2015;Focus On The Preliminary Budget, 3 pages PDF

Universal Pre-Kindergarten: Enrollment and Funding
March 24, 2015;Focus On The Preliminary Budget, 4 pages PDF

Homeless Rental Assistance Increased But Impact on Shelter Uncertain
March 16, 2015;Focus On The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Capital Funds Added to Finance Mayor's Housing Plan
March 9, 2015;Focus On The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Ferries, Select Bus, Vision Zero: Capital Funds Added, More Will Be Needed
March 4, 2015;Focus On The Preliminary Budget, 2 pages PDF

Testimony on the Preliminary Budget for 2016 and Financial Plan Through 2019
March 4, 2015;Testimony, 8 pages PDF

A Bright Budget Picture: Jobs Increasing, Tax Revenues Rising, Budget Gaps Shrinking
December 23, 2014;IBO Fiscal Outlook, 23 pages HTML   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
November 20, 2014;Report, 99 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2014

Testimony to the New York City Council on the Mayor's Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
June 6, 2014; Testimony, 3 Pages PDF

Reestimating the Mayor's Plan: An Analysis of the 2015 Executive Budget & Financial Plan Through 2018
May 23, 2014; Executive Budget Analysis, 17 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 and Financial Plan Through 2018
March 26, 2014; Annual Report, 51 Pages PDF

More Slots for More Hours, but No Summer Programs Under After-School Plan
March 24, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Reviewing the Changes in City Child Care Enrollment
March 21, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Increased Federal Appropriations Benefit City Housing Programs, Yet Gaps Remain
March 20, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget PDF

City Continues to Shoulder Largest Share of School Funding
March 19, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

City's Public Hospitals Continue to Face Fiscal Struggles
March 19, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Medicaid Waiver Funds May Not Be a Great Deal For The City
March 13, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Spending Increase in New Five-Year Capital For Schools Relies Heavily on Statewide Referendum
March 12, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Homeless Shelter Costs at Record Amounts, and Likely to Rise
March 10, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

Testimony to the New York City Council on the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
March 5, 2014;  Testimony and Tables, 8 pages PDF

The Big Unknown: How Much Could Union Settlements Cost?
February 28, 2014; Focus On: The Preliminary Budget  PDF

For the New Mayor and City Council: A Big Budget Surplus and Even Bigger Fiscal Challenges Ahead
December 19, 2013; IBO Fiscal Outlook, 22 pages HTML   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
December 4, 2013; Report, 98 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2013

Testimony on On the Executive Budget for 2014 and Financial Plan
June 5, 2013; Testimony, 3 Pages  PDF

Reestimating the Mayor's Plan: An Analysis of the 2014 Executive Budget & Financial Plan Through 2017
May 21, 2013;  IBO Fiscal Brief, 10 pages  HTML   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
May 9, 2013; Report, 88 pages PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 and Financial Plan Through 2017
March 27, 2013; Annual Report, 67 Pages PDF

Testimony On the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 and Financial Plan through 2017
March 4, 2013; Testimony, 8 Pages PDF

From Superstorms to Labor Settlements: Despite Modest Budget Gap Projections, Significant Challenges Remain
December 27, 2012; Fiscal Outlook Report, 13 Pages    HTML PDF

Fiscal Year 2012

Testimony to the New York City Council on the 2013 Executive Budget
June 6, 2012; Testimony, 7 pages   PDF

Reestimating the Mayor's Plan: An Analysis of the 2013 Executive Budget & Financial Plan Through 2016
May 22, 2012; IBO Fiscal Brief   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
April 27, 2012; Report, 80 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2013
March 29, 2012;Report, 53 pages   PDF

Testimony to the New York City Council on the 2013 Preliminary Budget
March 5, 2012;Testimony and Tables, 7 pages PDF

At A Fiscal Crossroads: While Moderate Economic Growth Helps Shrink Budget Gaps, Reasons for Concern Remain
December 22, 2011; Fiscal Outlook, 12 pages PDF

Fiscal Year 2011

Reestimating the Mayor's Plan: An Analysis of the 2012 Executive Budget & Financial Plan Through 2015
May 24, 2011; Mandated Report, 9 pages plus supplemental tables PDF

Budget Options for New York City
April 5, 2011; Report, 72 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2012
March 17, 2011; Report, 63 pages   PDF

Budget Challenges Ahead: While Tax Revenues Improve, Cuts In State Aid Could Widen Gaps
December 20, 2010 Fiscal Outlook, 9 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2010

Testimony to the New York City Council on Mayor Bloomberg's 2011 Executive Budget
June 7, 2010;Testimony, 3 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2011
May 2010; Mandated Report, 6 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2011 and Financial Plan Through 2014
March 26, 2010;Report, 61 pages   PDF

Testimony to the New York City Council on the 2011 Preliminary Budget
March 4, 2010;Testimony and Tables, 7 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 12, 2010; Report, 69 pages   PDF

A Cautiously Better Outlook: Fewer Job Losses, Higher Tax Revenues
December 3, 2009; Fiscal Outlook, 12 pages PDF

Fiscal Year 2009

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2010
May 20, 2009; Mandated Report, 6 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2010 and Financial Plan through 2013
March 30, 2009; Report, 62 pages   PDF

Testimony to the New York City Council on the 2010 Preliminary Budget
March 9, 2009;   Testimony and Tables, 8 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 11, 2009; Report, 78 pages   PDF

As Economy Worsens, City's Budget Gaps Swell
January 8, 2009;Fiscal Outlook, 6 pages plus supplemental tables   PDF

Fiscal Year 2008

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2009
May 20, 2008; Mandated Report, 6 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2009 and Financial Plan through 2012
March 24, 2008; Report, 60 pages   PDF

Testimony to the New York City Council on the 2009 Preliminary Budget
March 4, 2008; Testimony and Tables, 9 pages PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 13, 2008; Report, 74 pages   PDF

Tax Revenues Slip, Labor Costs Rise: City's Fiscal Outlook Dims
January 7, 2008; Fiscal Outlook, 5 pages plus supplemental tables   PDF

Fiscal Year 2007

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2008
May 15, 2007; Mandated Report, 9 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2008 and Financial Plan through 2011
March 23, 2007; Report, 160 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 9, 2007; Report, 66 pages   PDF

City's Fiscal Picture Continues To Brighten
January 2007; Fiscal Outlook Report   PDF

Fiscal Year 2006

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2007
May 23, 2006; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2007
March 27, 2006; Report, 133 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2007
March 6, 2006;Overview, 9 pages PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 16, 2006; Report, 69 pages PDF

An Improving Fiscal Climate Presents New Challenges
December 2005; Fiscal Report   PDF

Fiscal Year 2005

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2006
May 15, 2005; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2006 and Financial Plan through 2009
March 23, 2005; Mandated Report, 154 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 15, 2005;Report, 80 pages   PDF

A Brighter Fiscal Picture, But Reasons for Caution
December 2004; 4 pages and supplemental tables   PDF

Fiscal Year 2004

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2005
May 15, 2004; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2005 and Financial Plan through 2008
March 15, 2004; Mandated Report, 123 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 12, 2004; Report, 76 pages   PDF

Despite Economic Upturn, City Still Faces Budget Shortfalls
December 2003; 4 pages and supplemental tables   PDF

Fiscal Year 2003

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2004
May 15, 2003; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2004 and Financial Plan Through 2007
March 31, 2003; Mandated Report, 105 pages   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
February 6, 2003;Report, 66 pages   PDF

Despite Property Tax Increase Large 2004 Budget Gap Remains
December 2002; 4 pages and supplemental tables   PDF

Tax Revenue Update: Dimmer for 2003, But a Little Brighter in 2004-2006
November 2002; 7 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2002

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2003
May 15, 2002; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Budget Options for New York City
April 23, 2002; Report, 43 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2003 and Financial Plan Through 2006
March 29, 2002; Mandated Report, 98 pages   PDF

Tax Revenue Update: City Faces Significant Shortfalls from Adopted Budget
November 16, 2001;  Fiscal Brief, 9 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2001

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2002
May 15, 2001; Mandated Report, 4 pages plus supplementary tables   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2002 and Financial Plan Through 2007
March 23, 2001; Mandated Report, 96 pages   PDF

Testimony to the City Council Finance Committee on Projected Revenues, Expenditures and Budget Gaps
March 5, 2001; Testimony, 5 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 2000

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2001
May 20, 2000; Mandated Report, 24 pages   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2001
March 27, 2000; Mandated Report, 84 pages   PDF

New York City's Fiscal Outlook for 2000 Through 2003
January 18, 2000; Mandated Report, 36 pages   PDF

Fiscal Year 1999

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 2000
May 15, 1999; Mandated Report   PDF

IBO's Analysis of Mayor's Budget Finds Cause for Short-Term Optimism, Longer-Term Challenges Remai
April 5, 1999; Newsfax Article   PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 2000
March 23, 1999; Mandated Report, 59 pages   PDF

New York City's Fiscal Outlook for 1999 through 2002
January 25, 1999;Mandated Report   HTML

Fiscal Year 1998

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 1999
May 1998; Mandated Report HTML

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget: IBO's Reestimate of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 1999 and Financial Plan through 2002
March 23, 1998;  HTML

New York City's Fiscal Outlook for 1998 through 2001
January 1998;Mandated Report HTML

Fiscal Year 1997

Analysis of the Mayor's Executive Budget for 1998
May 27, 1997; Mandated Report HTML

Analysis of the Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 1998
March 21, 1997; Mandated Report   HTML

The Mayor's Preliminary Budget for 1998 and Financial Plan Through 2001
March 19, 1997; Testimony   HTML

New York City's Fiscal Outlook for 1997 Through 2000
February 14, 1997; Mandated Report   HTML

Preview of IBO's Fiscal Outlook Report
February 12,1997; Newsfax Article   HTML

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