Lien Sale Task Force

The Department of Finance is participating in the Lien Sale Task Force created by Local Law 24 of 2021. The purpose of the task force is to ensure that the City’s collection of delinquent real property taxes and any other charges that can be made a lien is fair, efficient, and effective. The following organizations are represented on the task force: Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Management and Budget, Housing Preservation and Development, Department of Finance, Mayor’s Office (two members), and NYC Council (six members). At least one member appointed by the Mayor and one member appointed by the Council Speaker must be members of not-for-profit organizations.

Public Meeting of October 1, 2021

The Lien Sale Task Force held a public meeting on October 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to receive comments on ideas that have been presented to the Task Force.

Report of the Lien Sale Task Force - 2016

The Department of Finance participated in a Lien Sale Task Force established by Local Law 14 of 2015. That task force issued a report that reviewed and evaluated the tax lien sale program. Download the report.  

About the Lien Sale

For more information about the lien sale, visit the Lien Sales page.