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Get Out the Disability Vote
Registered to vote? Click here to find out where you need to go on Election Day.
Nominate NYC
NYC-based entertainment professionals can nominate themselves or someone they know for consideration for membership to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Learn more.
Shakawat Ali's Experience with Project Open House
To learn about Shakawat Ali's experience with Project Open House check out his video profile here.
Accessible NYC
Check out our office's annual report, AccessibleNYC, here
Parks and Rec Hero
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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


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.

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

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

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


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