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  • Sat., Sept. 9: Meet and Greet City Council Candidates

    August 24, 2017

    Residents of ST and PCV are invited to meet candidates running for the City Council seat for District 4. As you probably know, longtime council member and PCV neighbor Dan Garodnick is term-limited. Nine Democrats and one Republican are vying for the seat.  

    Rather than a structured...

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  • Don’t Want Your Name on Your Key Card? Say So!

    July 28, 2017

    When a tenant recently requested a building key card without his name on it, Resident Services claimed he didn’t have that choice. Not so. After he asked the Tenants Association for help, we quickly clarified the issue with management.

    The TA won a court ruling on this issue...

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  • Active Shooter Presentation by FBI Special Agent, Tues., July 18

    June 30, 2017

    None of us likes to think we would ever be in a situation where there is an active shooter—but we should all be aware of strategies to survive in such an event.

    The TA is sponsoring a presentation: Active Shooter Survival Strategies, given by Special Agent Jin Kim,...

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  • New Reconfiguration of STPCV Apartments

    June 20, 2017

    StuyTown Property Services recently informed the Board of Directors of the Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association that they are  embarking on an “experiment” to reconfigure vacant apartments. Although construction has already begun, StuyTown Property Services has not yet notified the community.

    The new program will convert...

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  • Affordable Supermarket—TA Letter to Rick Hayduk

    June 07, 2017

    Concerned that Trader Joe’s and Target would be perceived by Blackstone as “affordable” grocery options, thereby paving the way for Blackstone to either lease to a more expensive grocery store or plan for another type of commercial facility in the space currently occupied by Associated, the Stuyvesant Town—Peter Cooper Village...

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  • Rent Increases Coming—On June 14, Tell the Rent Guidelines Board Tenants Deserve a Break

    May 23, 2017

    The city’s annual process for determining rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments has begun. The increases will affect leases that renew between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018.

    How much will the increases be? In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board recommended a range of 1%–3% for...

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  • 2017 Board of Directors Election

    May 22, 2017

    The Annual Meeting of the Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association, Inc., will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, 423 East 23rd Street. At that time, members will vote to fill three seats on the TA Board of Directors. All...

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  • Rent Guidelines Board Schedule for Renewal Leases as of Oct 1, 2017

    April 21, 2017

    Tues, April 25, preliminary vote at Cooper Union: Rally at 6 p.m., vote at 7 p.m. Rent freeze? Rollback? Or increase?

    Wed, June 14, 2 p.m.–8 p.m.: Tell the RGB in person (2 minutes) what you think should happen with increases this year. U.S. Customs House, 1 Bowling Green.


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  • TA Letter Against Tax Break for Real Estate Developers

    April 12, 2017

    Albany recently renewed a generous tax break for developers tied into providing new affordable housing for the city. It hasn’t worked so far and, renewed, will still not be meaningful. Worse, this tax break, known as 421-a, used to expire at the same time as the rent...

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  • Local Events of Interest

    April 03, 2017

    Tuesday, April 4—6:30–8:30 p.m.

    East Side Coastal Resiliency Project—Public Hearing

    The plan to protect us from the floodwaters of the next superstorm.

    Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway (M14A to Grand St., M9 to East Broadway,...

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