Keeping Yonkers Affordable 

What You Need to Know:

  • The City of Yonkers held the line on property taxes, remaining within the tax cap for three consecutive years. When Mayor Mike Spano presents a budget to the City Council this month, he will again propose a budget that stays within the property tax cap for a fourth consecutive year. 
  • With bipartisan support of the Yonkers City Council, the City enacted the first affordable housing law in Yonkers history.

  • We've increased rent benefits to help seniors afford to stay in their homes. For more information on the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) contact the City of Yonkers Finance Office at 914-377-6140.