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Mayor Bill de Blasio signs Intro-882-A, a local law in relation to requiring the installation of induction loop systems for certain capital projects. Learn more about Intro-882-A
As result of Local Law 28, advertising and other materials pertaining to public events must include info regarding accessibility for people with disabilities. Learn more here
As a result of Local Law 27, city agencies are required to appoint a Disability Service Facilitator. Learn more here.
Check out our latest disability statistics here
Check out our latest disability statistics here.
Department of Finance
Department of Finance - Report on the New York City Rent Freeze Program. Read More


Accessible NYC
The City's first-ever report on the state of people with disabilities and interagency plans to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities across the five boroughs.

NYC at work
MOPD’s video series that recognizes individuals with disabilities in the workplace and aims to spread awareness of the importance of hiring people with disabilities
Ila Eckhoff

Access NYC
Access NYC – New York City's Online tool to learn about and access benefits

FDNY NYPD 911 Tapping Protocol
The "9-1-1 Tapping Protocol" allows deaf and hard of hearing persons to request emergency services such as Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services from public pay phones and emergency call boxes.

Housing New York: A Five Borough, Ten-Year Plan
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NYC Housing Connect:
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Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE):
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Housing Symposium for People with Disabilities:
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Restaurant Access Program
The NYC Restaurant Access Program (RAP) is designed to provide a restaurant with the opportunity, if it chooses to do so, to advertise the fact that its restaurant is wheelchair-friendly.

Accessible Dispatch:
Notify NYC
Notify NYC is the City of New York's official source for information about emergency events and important City services. Registration is free.