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FILE - Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town apartment complex (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Residents Rally To Preserve Affordable Housing At Stuy Town

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other elected officials joined tenants of Stuyvesant Town on the East Side Friday, at a rally to demand that affordable rents be preserved under a pending sale.

06/13/2014

Tenants hold signs at the Rent Guidelines Board public hearing, June 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public Hearing

Under the proposal, a one-year lease could see a rent increase from 3.25 percent to 6.25 percent. A two-year lease could go up from 5 percent to 9.5 percent, according to the rent board.

06/13/2013

FILE - Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town apartment complex (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Stuy-Town/Peter Cooper Village Tenants, Lawmakers Protest Mid-Lease Rent Increases

Residents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.

05/15/2013

A sign with a map of the buildings in Stuyvesant Town. (file/credit:  DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

City Councilman Warns Website Promoting Short-Term Rentals Violates The Law

City Councilman Dan Garodnick said postcards have been flooding in, suggesting he use a website called FlipKey.com to rent out his apartment when he’s out of town.

04/30/2013

The apartment buildings of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2006 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Stuy Town Tenants Bid For Ownership To Keep Complex Affordable

The association representing 25,000 tenants announced Wednesday that it will partner with Brookfield Asset Management to bid for the historic complex on Manhattan’s east side.

11/30/2011

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Pleads Guilty

It was a year ago when the ice pick robber began terrorizing women and children in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village neighborhoods. Now, 40-year-old John Martinez has plead guilty in five of these cases.

11/10/2011

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Make Arrest In Ice Pick Bandit Case

Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.

12/06/2010

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Stuy Town On Alert For Ice Pick Attacker

Investigators said the suspect who stands about 6-feet tall and has a close-cut beard is responsible for a total of six robberies.

12/03/2010

NYC Ice pick bandit

NYPD: ‘Ice Pick Bandit’ Claims 2 More Victims

A mugger who has been attacking victims in city elevators with an ice pick has apparently struck again in Stuyvesant Town.

12/02/2010

The apartment buildings of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2006 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Stuy Town Residents Could Get NYC Grail: Ownership

The tenants at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village all want something different as they navigate out of what’s known as the largest failed residential real estate deal of all time.

11/14/2010

The apartment buildings of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2006 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Stuytown Sale Postponed For A Week

The owner of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village defaulted on loans totaling $5.4 billion earlier this year.

10/05/2010

The apartment buildings of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2006 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Stuytown To Be Sold Monday

Several lawsuits that have been filed in connection with the complex were reportedly not expected to hold up the sale.

10/04/2010

80-Acre Stuyvesant Town Could Go Co-Op

NEW YORK (AP)–Two investors who are seeking control of a massive middle-class housing complex in Manhattan are offering tenants “a substantial equity ownership interest” in the property. The partnership of Pershing Square Capital Management and […]

09/13/2010