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  • TA President Testifies at City Council

    March 27, 2018

    At a hearing of the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings on 3/19/18 for renewal of the city’s rent laws, TA president Susan Steinberg gave this testimony:

    Speaker Johnson, Housing Committee Chair Cornegy, members of the Housing Committee, thank you for supporting the renewal of city rent laws and...

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  • TA Board of Directors Election Announcement

    March 01, 2018

    The Annual Meeting of the Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association, Inc., will be held on May 31, 2018 (time and place to come). At that time, members will vote to fill vacant seats on the TA Board of Directors.

    The Board of Directors, on the...

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  • Local Events: L Train, Rent Freeze, Bike Lanes & More

    January 22, 2018

    Wednesday, January 31, 5–­8 p.m.
    L Train Shutdown Informational Meeting
    344 East 14th Street (14th Street Y)
    The MTA and DOT are hosting informational meetings for the public to learn and ask questions about plans for the 15-month shutdown of the L train beginning in April 2019....

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    January 04, 2018

    The Nominating Committee of the Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association (the “TA”) is soliciting candidates for election to the TA’s Board of Directors. The election will take place in May 2018.

    This is an excellent opportunity for the community-minded to participate in a meaningful leadership role and help make...

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  • Got Heat?

    December 31, 2017

    Now that it’s officially winter, some tenants are complaining that their apartments are not getting enough heat. If legal temperatures (see graphic below) are not maintained:

    • Call management to report the problem. The city asks you to try to resolve the problem with management...

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  • Thurs., Nov. 9: State Senator Brad Hoylman hosting town hall on the small business crisis

    November 02, 2017

    We've all seen the empty storefronts as small business after small business is forced out due to rising rents. State Senator Brad Hoylman is hosting a town hall on the topic with Jeremiah Moss, author of the book and blog Vanishing New York. See the  flyer for details.

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  • TA Open Meeting—Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m.

    November 02, 2017

    Please join us at an open meeting for tenants on Sunday, November 19, at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

    Baruch IS 104, 20th St. between First and Second Aves.

    Open mic Q&A—bring your questions

    What’s happening in the community and around us? Plenty! Find out what...

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  • Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation—Con Ed and NYS Public Meeting, Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

    October 19, 2017

    Councilmember Dan Garodnick has put together an FAQ about the MGP situation.

    History: Before ST and PCV were built, parts of the site were occupied by manufactured gas plants to convert coal and oil into gas and store it. The process created by-products and waste, which...

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  • TA Activity Roundup—Summer 2017

    October 09, 2017

    We challenged MCIs: The TA filed a Petition for Administrative Review (PAR) with the state’s Division of Housing & Community Renewal for exterior restoration work on several Peter Cooper buildings. The outcome of this legal action will ultimately affect residents of other Stuy Town or Peter Cooper buildings that...

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  • New A/C Surcharge Effective 10/1/17

    September 30, 2017

    For tenants paying a surcharge for A/C units, the monthly cost per unit has been reduced to $26.02 effective October 1, 2017. The state agency Homes and Community Renewal sets the charge every year using information from the Rent Guidelines Board’s 2017 Price Index of Operating Costs. According to the...

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