Petition forms are now available. Click through to learn more.
TA launches three-part campaign to tell Mayor Bill de Blasio that tenants need relief from unfair rent increases and ask him to appoint tenant-friendly members to the board.
TA to hold second meeting on construction of new management office, February 18, 2014, at P.S. 40 at 6PM. Meeting specifically and solely to address quality-of-life concerns such as noise, hours of operations, dust, vermin, and landscaping, etc.
Benefits to complainants who signed on to the master complaint include a one-time additional rent abatement and new free trunk storage service. All tenants benefit from guaranteed bicycle storage.
Polar vortex tests management’s heat control system often leaving apartments and residents too hot or too cold.
Preferential renters who are hit with MCI charges despite not receiving MCI orders should pay these charges — for now.
Credits from any possible settlement would be applied retroactively.
CW Capital and CompassRock Real Estate have agreed to defer MCI billing until January 2014. As a result, your December 2013 rent bills will not include the recently approved MCI’s. CWCapital, the ST/PCV Tenants Association and DHCR are engaged in discussions regarding the implementation of the MCI’s and we will keep residents informed of any developments.
DHCR has granted our request for reconsideration! it is still important, however, that tenants join and continue to sign and return Public Member Pledges since new Orders will be issued after the DHCR completes its Reconsideration. Click through to download the forms.
CW opens MCI Help Center in effort to “union bust” the Tenants Association. Their “help” will be to scare you into signing their offer, which is a legal agreement. Be wary. Be very wary. There are good reasons not to sign anything. Read on….
HCR grants tenants’ request (with conditions) and renders Petitions for Administrative Review (PARs) moot. Tenants Association’s counsel characterizes Management’s offer as “illusory, deceptive and unenforceable.” TA counsel urges tenants not to respond to management’s offer and to stay united.
Beware of landlords bearing gifts! CWCapital’s latest “offer” to tenants needs careful analysis. Our attorney advises: hold off on taking action on it for now.
What We Need Tenants to Do NOW:
Join the Tenants Association and Sign a Public Membership Pledge. Complete SCRIE/DRIE Abatement Adjustment Forms, if appropriate. All links to forms and where completed forms go can be found in this post.
To protect themselves from MCI increases, SCRIE/DRIE tenants must fill out an Adjustment to Abatement Form and submit them to the NYC Finance Dept. with copy a of the DHCR Order of Rent Increase for an MCI.
The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of MCIs will be explained at a general tenants’ meeting on Saturday, November 2, at 1:00 PM at Intermediate School 104.