Department Of Consumer Affairs Charges Against Bail Bond Agent Marvin Morgan

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced charges against bail bond agent Marvin Morgan, and several insurance and management companies for engaging in deceptive and unlawful Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Launch Student Loan Debt Clinics From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of DCA’s Student Loan Debt Clinics and the release of DCA’s “Quick Tips Once You Have Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs And Partners Kick Off The Tax Season From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 16th annual tax season campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Begins Accepting Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer Licenses

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured above) today announced that the application period for Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer licenses is now open.

Department of Consumer Affairs Issue Holiday Shopping Tips

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today issued the following Holiday Shopping Tips to protect consumers’ identity and money during the holiday season.

Department Of Consumer Affairs Launched First Of Its New Paid Care Division

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has officially launched its new Paid Care Division within its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) with the first in a series Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Kicked Off NYC Free Tax Prep From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs From Harlem To Hollis Anounce Minimum Wage Increase

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas and staff, as well as representatives from the City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and Small Business Services (SBS), visited businesses from Continue Reading →

Department of Consumer Affairs Warns About Predatory Tax Preparer Tactics

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, issued a warning to New Yorkers about predatory tax preparer tactics, including Continue Reading →

7 Harlem Consumer Tips Regarding Tax Preparers

Some consumer tips to help avoid excessive fees or potential fraud when using paid tax preparers, according to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Launches Effort To Improve Health In Harlem And More

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health…

de Blasio Announces Partnerships To Strengthening Aid For Those With Disabilities

The de Blasio Administration joined Citi Community Development and the National Disability Institute today to announce the launch of Empowered Cities, a national initiative that encourages municipalities to expand financial Continue Reading →

DCA Releases Tips To Help New Yorkers Better Understand Their Student Loans

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of DCA’s “Quick Tips Once You Have Student Loans” to help New Yorkers understand their student loans and Continue Reading →

Mayor Announces Changes To Laundry License Application Requirements From Harem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio announced changes to the City’s laundry licensing requirements today in response to industry concerns.

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Launches Online Scheduling Service For Free Financial Counseling

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of online scheduling for the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers, which provide free, one-on-one financial counseling.

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Expand Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1313-A that expands paid leave to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking survivors.

Commissioner Salas And Mayor de Blasio Joined Forces To Combat Predatory Used Car Practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today joined Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall as he signed Introduction 1539 and 1540 to combat predatory practices in Continue Reading →

NYC Temporary Closes Stores Illegally Selling Tobacco Products Uptown And In Brooklyn

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the temporary closing of four Manhattan businesses (three uptown):

Join ‘City Hall In Your Borough’ To Educate Businesses In Washington Heights

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop…

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Announces “Reports On The State of Workers’ Rights in New York City”

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “The State of Workers’ Continue Reading →