Ferry Landing Planned for East 20th Street

The city is looking to expand existing ferry service on the East River and citywide, including a ferry stop at 20th Street near the FDR Drive. Representatives of the NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will present the plan and answer questions at a Tenants Association meeting on Thursday, January 14.

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead—Happy New Year 2016

No one can say 2015 was uneventful.

It was the year of the Big Ugly omnibus bill in Albany—but the rent laws were renewed. It was the year of a historic 0% increase for lease renewals.

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Plans for East River Storm Barriers for Public Review at Dec. 3 Meeting at Bard H.S. Early College

The Mayor’s Office of Resiliency and Recovery has sent the following information to stakeholders:

The City of New York is making progress with the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project.  Starting this month, the City is conducting an environmental review to analyze the potential environmental and social impacts of proposed design alternatives for the project.

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Blackstone and TA Leaders Discuss Resident Concerns in a Meeting Held November 12, 2015

MANHATTAN (November 16, 2015) Top members of Blackstone’s team overseeing the transition to its takeover of the STPCV property in December met informally with the Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association’s board of directors on Thursday evening, November 12.

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Update: Audio of Baruch Mtg; Press Conference Video—Sale of Property to Blackstone; TA Statement

UPDATE: The audio of the meeting at Baruch College is now available on SoundCloud.

If you were unable to attend the press conference announcing the sale of STPCV to Blackstone, the city has posted it on the mayor's news site and on YouTube. Speakers include Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Dan Garodnick, TA president Susan Steinberg, Blackstone's Jonathan Gray, and others.

The TA's statement on the sale:

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Blackstone Deal News Conference

Watch the full news conference on the recent sale of Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village to Blackstone.

 


Is Your Apartment Getting Enough Heat?

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October 1 marked the first day of heat season. In past years, tenants complained they were freezing, while management claimed the automated heating system was working properly. Here’s what the law requires and what it allows you to do:

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