Public Reporting

Public Reporting

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Local Law 44 Annual Fiscal Reports

Local Law 44 requires the Department of Veterans' Services to submit to the Speaker of the Council and post to its website an annual report regarding the department's services and performance. This includes a list and description of the services provided by the department, functional titles, number of employees in said titles, and summary of responsibilities:

Annual Report Fiscal 2020
Annual Report Fiscal 2019

Local Laws Regarding Veterans

Veterans as a Protected Class

It is now illegal in New York City for employers, landlords, and providers of public accommodations to discriminate against veterans and active military service members due to their military status. Learn more about the veteran anti-discrimination law.

Legal Protection for Students

The New York City Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) and the New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) aim to provide landlords and student veterans with helpful information about legal protections under New York law for tenants seeking to finance their rent with G.I. Bill housing allowances. Learn more about the GI Bill Housing Allowances.

New York City Council Committee on Veterans

The Committee on Veterans has jurisdiction over matters relating to New York City's Department of Veterans' Services and other veteran-related issues.


Local Law 40 of 2011 requires agencies to post certain memoranda of understanding and similar agreements ("MOUs") entered into among governmental agencies.

DVS Language Access Implementation Plan

This Language Access Implementation Plan for the Department of Veterans' Services has been prepared in accordance with Local Law 30 of 2017 and outlines DVS's current and planned actions to improve access to programs and services by limited-English proficient (LEP) individuals.

Allen Houston, Press Secretary, is DVS's Language Access Coordinator. If you have questions or concerns related to translation or interpretation services that are provided by DVS, please email the Language Access Coordinator at

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