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Local 32-BJ Union Strike Averted

We are pleased to inform you that the Realty Advisory Board and Local 32-BJ Union, which covers building service employees, announced that they have successfully reached a new, four year, labor agreement ahead of the April 20th 2018 contract deadline. As a result there will be NO strike. Thank you for your assistance while we prepared for the possibility of a strike.

Strike By Building Service Employees

The contract with Local 32B-32J of the Building Service Employees Union expires at 11:59 PM on Friday, April 20, 2018. Your building is a member of the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations, which is actively negotiating with the Union on your behalf to reach a fair and equitable collective bargaining agreement. If an agreement is not reached prior to that time, the building employees may go on strike. In such event, the Board of this building is prepared to take certain emergency measures to ensure the safety, health and welfare of all residents. The success of these measures will depend upon your full cooperation. We are counting on all of you to assist in maintaining essential building services and … More >

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors Installation

NYC law mandates that building owners, such as 200 East 16th Street Housing Corp., periodically inspect and install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors within 15 feet of every sleeping area upon the expiration of the alarm’s useful life. Building staff will begin installing these detectors the week of March 26, 2018. You will be contacted in a few days in advance of the day your floor is scheduled to be worked on. A staff member will need to access your unit in order to install a combined smoke and carbon monoxide detector. The installation will take approximately 30 minutes. If you are not at home during the day, please leave a key at the front desk or arrange access to … More >

Peloton Is Now Available In The Gym

With excitement, we announce the addition of a Peloton bike to our building gym. If you would like to use the new bike simply create a free login and follow the video instructions to find your perfect class. Please remember to use headphones while taking a class in order to not disturb other gym users. We hope you enjoy this new amenity. 200 East Board of Directors

Individual Residences Maintenance

In an effort to insure that our building and individual residences are maintained properly, the following services and repairs are included in your monthly maintenance fees: • Flushometer Vacuum Breaker Kit • Unclog Sink drains • Unclog toilets • Repair leaking faucets (replace washers)* • Repair bathroom faucet(s) • Repair kitchen faucet(s) • Repair sink aerator(s) • Receptacle outlet-electric • CO2/Smoke alarm installation (Alarm will be billed at cost) • Installation of Window guard – standard size *It will be the Shareholder’s expense to purchase any materials needed. Please take note that the above-referenced services are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the board of directors. Further, certain non-labor/hard costs that relate to said services may … More >

Laundry Room Closure

Please be advised that the laundry room will be closed Monday, January 29th, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:0pm for the cleaning and maintenance of the dryers. Please inform any domestic staff of the closure so they may plan accordingly. Thank You.

Mike Kortoci Vacation

Please be advised that Mike Kortoci, the building’ super, will be away beginning Monday, December 25, 2017 and return on Sunday, December 31, 2017. During Mike’s absence, Dermot Brown, the building’s handyman, will be available. Orsid Realty Company

USPS Mailbox located on 3rd Avenue and 16th St.

Management has been advised that the USPS mailbox located on 3rd Avenue and 16th Street has been compromised. The United States Postal Inspection Service (or IS Postal Police) has already commenced an investigation. At this time we recommend that you consider using a different USPS mailbox, especially during this holiday season. Please note that we may or may not receive any additional information about the investigation. However we will pass on whatever information that is received if or whenever possible. Orsid Realty Company

Save The Date – 2017 Annual Shareholder’s Meeting

Please take note that the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of 200 East 16th Street Housing Corp. will take place on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 6:30pm in the second floor conference room of Seafarers International House located on the second floor at 123 East 15th Street, New York, NY. The official notice has been sent to Shareholders. Orsid Realty Corp.

Hurricane Relief

As many are aware, Puerto Rico has recently been devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. At the request of concerned Shareholders, if you are interested in making a donation to provide aid and support to those impacted by these catastrophic events, below are a few organizations to consider. United for Puerto Rico http://unidosporpuertorico.com/en/ American Red Cross https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation Voices for Puerto Rico http://www.voicesforpuertorico.com/ Please note that this information is being provided for informational purposes only. Neither Orsid nor the Board of Directors of 200 East 16th Housing Corp. endorse any charity and urge Residents and Shareholders to conduct their own independent research on the desired organization before making a donation. Thank you.