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Benefits Access in New York City - LL60

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In an effort to connect more New Yorkers to key benefits and services, Council Member Ben Kallos introduced new legislation, which went into effect as Local Law 60 (“LL60”) in January, 2018.

Local Law 60 of 2018 requires the Mayor’s Office of Operations (Operations) to study the feasibility of using administrative data to identify New Yorkers who may be eligible for particular benefits and inform those New Yorkers of their potential eligibility.

The resulting study has spurred a systematic review of various benefits access initiatives within different City agencies or offices, thereby creating an opportunity to streamline efforts, extend what is working, and explore new ideas.

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