CITY LIMITS: Policy Shop: Iscol: Comptroller as Investor, and Advocate

Mayoral-candidate-turned-comptroller-candidate Zach Iscol last week released a broad plan for New York City’s recovery from COVID. Reflecting the limited policymaking power of the No. 3 citywide post, much of the plan positions Comptroller Iscol as an advocate—for empowering community leaders to re-imagine public safety, allowing for principals to be the CEOs of their own schools, changes to New York City’s affordable housing system that reconfigure income requirements that make units unaffordable to those who need it…

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