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Management has two priorities: 1) Making sure money is made, hence upgrading and filling up apartments is their goal. "Amenities" are important in selling the place, though few residents use them. 2) If someone needs medical attention, Public Safety will be there, if alerted.

Quality of life issues are not that important, however. They tend to be ignored, despite "the rules." So you will see a lot that isn't taken care of properly, and complaints will be met with a creative excuse and a smile.

"Peace and quiet" must be a cruel joke, though this property is sold that way. There can be no peace and quiet as ALL apartments must be upgraded, which includes the installation of an AC unit below the window. Aside from the continual construction about the neighborhood, there is a new and noisy subway extension being built along East 14 st and the shut down of the L line. "Choosing" to live in NYC, now the newest mantra, is a fabrication when the talk is of ST and PCV, which was traditionally quiet, with no construction noise.

Though money was always important, it is now more important than ever. Money rules many things, as you will find.

At this point, 30 years into living here and seeing many things, I can state that Management and their reps are BS-ing us. I can't say that loudly enough: We are being BS-ed. I don't see any genuine change. Sorry.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Taking Break


Don't know when I'll be back, but a break is certainly necessary. No passage of comments, either.

Keep up the good fight and enjoy the weather!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Having computer problems. Will get back soon.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Affordable Housing Program

Tenants should be receiving information about this under their front door.

I'll be putting up the info it contains and evaluating, but work may intrude.

Right now, for further info and to apply, you should go to:

https://www.pcvstlottery.com/Lottery.html 

There's already a steady discussion of this program at the TA Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/stpcvta/ 

I'm swamped with work, so I can't evaluate anything now.