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Knickerbocker Village

Knickerbocker Village Ordered to Stop Co-op/Condo Conversion Talks (Updated)

State regulators have slammed the owners of Knickerbocker Village for improperly holding meetings about a potential co-op or condo conversion of the historic Lower East Side affordable housing complex.

Five Years After Sandy, Knickerbocker Village Receives $33.5 Million For Resiliency Upgrades

Almost five years after Hurricane Sandy swamped Knickerbocker Village, city officials announced on Friday the allocation of $33.5 million for storm-related upgrades at the historic Lower East Side affordable housing complex.

Three Months Later, Knickerbocker Village is Still Waiting For Sandy Money (Updated)

It seemed like a hopeful sign on October 30, when city housing officials joined with local elected representatives at Knickerbocker Village to announce the decision to award $1.46 million in hurricane recovery money to the Lower East Side complex. ...

14 Months After Sandy, Rent Rebates Coming to Knickerbocker Village

More than a year after promises were first made in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the residents of Knickerbocker Village are finally getting their rent rebates. Tenants at the 1600-unit affordable housing complex on Cherry Street got the news...

Knickerbocker Village Receives Hurricane Money; $5 Million More Needed For Storm-Proofing

Last night we reported that Knickerbocker Village, the affordable housing complex near the Manhattan Bridge, had been awarded $1.46 million in federal hurricane recovery funds.  More details were released a short time ago at a news conference on the...

Knickerbocker Village Will Receive $1.46 Million in Federal Recovery Money

Tomorrow -a day after the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy - city officials will finally announce that Knickerbocker Village has been awarded federal disaster aid. The historic affordable housing complex on Monroe Street was devastated by the storm;...

Sandy Nearly One Year Later: A Plea For Help From Knickerbocker Village

Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy, the residents of Knickerbocker Village are still waiting for critical repairs to be made at the historic affordable housing complex -- repairs that could help protect the apartments on Monroe Street from another...

Knickerbocker Village Tenants Denied FEMA Benefits

Knickerbocker Village, the historic affordable housing complex, was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, and some residents there are still struggling to bounce back from the devastating storm. This afternoon, local elected officials released a letter to the Federal Emergency...

Knickerbocker Village Power Fully Restored, Rent Rebates Reiterated

We've just received word from the management of Knickerbocker Village that electricity has been restored to all 12 buildings as of 4 p.m. today. Workers on-site are still in the process of transferring the electrical systems off the temporary...

Knickerbocker Village Expects Full Power Today; Management Promises Rent Breaks

The residents of Knickerbocker Village are no longer suffering in obscurity. Last night, they came in droves to P.S.1 on Henry Street for a meeting organized by State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was there, as...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...
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