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Jun 16, 2014

Stuyvestant Town residents find themselves fighting, again

Hundreds of residents from the Lower East Side complex—which spans 80 acres and includes more than 11,000 units—gathered on the steps of City Hall, rain at their heads, to proclaim they will fight to the end to ensure a sale like that won't happen. They were led by their local councilman, Daniel Garodnick, who also lives in Stuy Town and has been railing against the evils of what he calls “predatory equity.” By that, he means the purchase of a residential property at a price that can't be supported by existing rental incomes.
Jun 12, 2014

New Assurances From Fannie, Freddie on Stuyvesant Town

Mortgage Giants Agree to Consult With City, Tenant Groups Before Investing in a Future Deal
Apr 28, 2014

Bill would require businesses to let workers use pretax money for subway fares

The legislation, to be introduced by City Councilman Daniel Garodnick (D-Manhattan), would require all businesses with 20 or more workers to allow employees to set aside pretax money for transit costs, under a federal program that some employers participate in voluntarily.