Residents Rally To Preserve Affordable Housing At Stuy TownU.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.
Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public HearingUnder 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.
Stuy-Town/Peter Cooper Village Tenants, Lawmakers Protest Mid-Lease Rent IncreasesResidents 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.
City Councilman Warns Website Promoting Short-Term Rentals Violates The LawCity 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.
Stuy Town Tenants Bid For Ownership To Keep Complex AffordableThe 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.
Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Pleads GuiltyIt 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.
Authorities Make Arrest In Ice Pick Bandit CaseInvestigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.
Stuy Town On Alert For Ice Pick AttackerInvestigators said the suspect who stands about 6-feet tall and has a close-cut beard is responsible for a total of six robberies.
NYPD: 'Ice Pick Bandit' Claims 2 More VictimsA mugger who has been attacking victims in city elevators with an ice pick has apparently struck again in Stuyvesant Town.
Stuy Town Residents Could Get NYC Grail: OwnershipThe 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.
Stuytown Sale Postponed For A WeekThe owner of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village defaulted on loans totaling $5.4 billion earlier this year.
Stuytown To Be Sold MondaySeveral lawsuits that have been filed in connection with the complex were reportedly not expected to hold up the sale.