Graffiti-Free NYC



Economic Development Corporation City
New York City's Graffiti-Free NYC program offers free graffiti removal services to commercial, industrial, and residential buildings in all five boroughs. Any New Yorker can anonymously report unsightly graffiti.

Graffiti-Free NYC (GFNYC) works as a cooperative effort between the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Office of the Mayor, and the Department of Sanitation. GFNYC removes graffiti at no cost to the property owners or tenants.

The Goals of Graffiti-Free NYC are to:

  • Provide no-cost graffiti removal for affected commercial, residential, and industrial properties throughout New York City
  • Generate goodwill throughout local business communities
  • Increase property values
  • Partner with social service organizations that help to train, employ, and rehabilitate segments of the City's population

Submit a request online:

If you are a tenant or member of the public, click the following link to enter the address of the property.

If you are the property owner, click the following link to enter the address for a one-time graffiti removal request or submit an online Forever Graffiti Free Waiver, which provides permission to the City to remove graffiti on the property in the future without additional permission from the property owner. Forever Graffiti Free Waivers in Spanish and Chinese can be downloaded and mailed to the address listed on the waiver.

Submit a request using 311:

Contact 311 via phone or the mobile app. and provide the address of the graffiti.

For additional information about how graffiti removal is done, how the waiver process works and timing of graffiti removal, please visit GFNYC’s website.

NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
110 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038

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