Advocating for Our Community Since 1971

Who We Are

Our goals are to preserve our community as affordable housing for families, with proper maintenance and robust open spaces, where people at the middle of the income spectrum can live and raise a family in peace and safety.

To achieve these goals, we abide by three principles: long-term affordability, high quality of life, and ongoing maintenance.


Our Priorities

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Heat Season

Oct. 1 – May 31. There is no outside temperature requirement at night.

Lease Renewal Increases

NYC Rent Guidelines Board

Leases starting or renewing Oct. 1, 2024, through Sept. 30, 2025:
1-year lease: 2.75%
2-year lease: 5.25%

Media release following RGB vote

Leases starting or renewing Oct. 1, 2023, through Sept. 30, 2024:
1-year lease: 3%
2-year lease:
first year 2.75%; second year 3.2% of the amount charged in the first year

"An Introduction to the NYC Rent Guidelines Board and the Rent Stabilization System"

Historical increases

Invited testimony of attorney Tim Collins 4/25/24 starts at 1:33:39

TA statement on the 2022–2023 rent increases

Invited testimony of Tim Collins 4/26/22

Acts of Hate Are Never Acceptable

We issued this statement in July 2020. Now, sadly, in March 2021 we find it necessary to repeat what shouldn’t have to be said even once: all acts of hate are unacceptable — inside and outside our community.

Latest News

Congestion Pricing: Our Latest Letter

June 10, 2024 11:14 AM

In the wake of Gov. Kathy Hochul's decision to pause congestion pricing, and considering that concerns that were raised long ago haven't been responded to, we have sent a letter...

Big Rent Hikes Coming—Again; By June 11 Sign Our Petition to the RGB and the Mayor

June 04, 2024 12:37 PM

The mayor’s Rent Guidelines Board is proposing rent increases for leases renewing as of October 1, 2024—and they’re scary: 2% – 4.5% for a 1-year lease

3 Candidates Endorsed for the TA Board; Other TA Members May Petition

March 23, 2024 5:44 PM

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS The Board of Directors of the STPCV Tenants Association endorses three candidates for positions on the board as recommended by the Nominating Committee. The...

Congestion Pricing: City Council Members Submit Letter

March 12, 2024 2:00 PM

Four City Council members representing Manhattan below 60th Street submitted comments to the MTA chair regarding vehicle tolls to be levied in the Central Business District. Read...