Stuy Town Residents Ask Court To Block All Evictions

Days after an appeals court ruled their landlord was illegally deregulating apartments, tenants of a Manhattan housing complex are asking a court to block all evictions and rent increases that have been based on changes to tenants’ income.

Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village residents say hundreds of residents are unfairly facing eviction.

A Manhattan appeals court ruled last week that owner Tishman Speyer cannot deregulate apartments while also receiving a specialized tax break for owning rent regulated apartments.



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