Frequently Asked Questions at StuyTown

Have a question about StuyTown that you need answered quickly? Look no further, many of the most frequently asked questions about the leasing process at Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village can be found below.


Q. Do I Need a Broker?
A. No. StuyTown offers no-fee apartments meaning that you can rent directly with an on-site leasing agent and avoid paying a broker fee.


Q. Do I Have to Schedule an Appointment to Visit?
A. No, walk-in visits are welcome to the StuyTown Leasing Office, located at 252 1st Avenue. If you prefer to make an appointment, call 646.679.1418 or schedule an appointment online. Click here to see operating hours.


Q. What Do I Need to Apply for a StuyTown Apartment?
A. In order to apply for a StuyTown apartment, a reservation fee of $500 to hold any unit and a $100 application fee are required.


Q. Are There Income Requirements to Rent a StuyTown Apartment?
A. StuyTown has an annual income requirement of 36 times one month’s rent. For those that do not meet this requirement, guarantors are accepted, including third party companies such as Insurent and The Guarantors. Personal guarantors must earn 48 times the monthly rent.


Q. Do You Allow Pets?
A. Yes, StuyTown is a pet-friendly community.


Q. Can I View the Apartment Before Applying?
A. StuyTown has fully furnished model apartment homes to view. Layouts in most cases are exactly the same as the apartment to be rented.


Q. What Lease Terms are Offered at StuyTown?
A. StuyTown offers 12 and 24 month leases.


Q. What is a Flex Apartment?
A. Flex apartments have an additional living space.


Q. Can I Put Up a Temporary Wall in My Apartment?
A. No, StuyTown offers flex apartments which are already partitioned.


Q. What Are the Utility Costs?
A. Most utilities are included (heat, hot water, electric, and gas). However, residents are responsible to pay a monthly air conditioning surcharge, which is determined by the city on an annual basis.


Q. Does StuyTown Have a Referral Program?
A. Yes, StuyTown has a Resident Referral Program. If a current resident refers a friend or family member and they sign a lease, the referring resident is eligible for a rent credit. The referring resident will earn a $1,000 rent credit for each and every referral. This offer is subject to change, please click the link above for the latest incentive.


Q. What is StuyTown Doing to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint?
A. StuyTown promotes green living through eco-friendly programs including property-wide composting, energy-efficient lighting, internal monitoring, and more. To learn more about StuyTown’s green initiatives, click here.


Q. How Do I Know if I Can Afford a StuyTown Apartment Before Applying?
A. StuyTown makes it easy to determine how much rent you can afford with our custom Rent Calculator. The Rent Calculator enables you to input how many people will live in the apartment and how much each person makes in addition to monthly expenses. This will help you find apartment listings that are in your price range.