City Of Philadelphia Office Of The Controller
As the independent financial watchdog for the City of Philadelphia, it is the mission of the City Controller to promote the effective and efficient operation of Philadelphia government by identifying cost savings, recommending best practices and modernization, and exposing fraud and mismanagement. Under City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, the office is committed to transparency, accountability and good government.
Report on the Economic Impact of Homicides
An analysis of the effect of a homicide on residential property sales in the immediate vicinity of the homicide and the potential added tax revenue that would accompany a reduction in homicides.
The City Controller is responsible for conducting annual, financial and performance audits, investigations and more.
If you suspect a City employee, contractor or vendor of misusing city resources, violating city policy or committing fraud, we encourage you to report it to the Controller’s Office today.
Rebecca Rhynhart, City Controller
In January 2018, Rebecca Rhynhart made history when she was sworn in as City Controller for the City of Philadelphia, the first woman ever to hold the position. As City Controller, she is committed to using a positive, results-oriented approach with City departments. She will work to restore the public’s trust in government – good government – that works for the people. She will audit every department, every year to cut waste and root out fraud and mismanagement, as well as to recommend modernization tactics and best practices that could result in millions of dollars of savings annually.
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