Hi: We've had a number of noise-related issues between shareholders, specifically excessive noise emanating between units during the late night/early morning hours (i.e. walking too hard, loud talking, TV/radio noise, etc). Despite the Board's efforts to have the shareholders work it out among themselves, not much has helped curb the issues.
I just wanted to ask if any Board/coop has implemented some form of 'quiet hours' at their respective building - similar to hotels - where residents are 'encouraged' to keep their conduct at bay during a set time during the nights/early mornings. If so, has it worked and how did you sell it to the residents?
Evidently, you can install a camera in an apartment hallway only so long as it shows your doorway only and no activity of the neighbors or in the hallway itself.
The new "smart" doorbells - which have a direct line of sight out into a hallway - might reveal the neighbor, say, getting his newspaper in his/her jammies or people going to and from his / her apartment.
This seems illegal. And/ or these types of doorbells may invade your neighbor's privacy. Has anyone dealt with this issue his in their coop or condo?
A person has been living in our co-op for the past 13 years.
She moved in to help her elderly parents and was not on the proprietary lease or stock certificate.
Her parents past a way more than 10 years ago. They left her the co-op in their will.
For 13 years this quiet woman now a senior herself has lived in the apartment, never causing any problem, never late with her maintenance, received a letter stating she must now put her name on the lease and stock certificate and go through the admission process.
Our by-laws state you must be on the proprietary lease and stock certificate to live here however, the co-op has man people who have domestic partners and are not on the P.L and S.C. Does this now affect them as well or is this one woman being targeted?
This pertains to a coop in Queens. If there are an even number of board members (8), and a vote is taken, and there is a tie, is it legal for the president to always cast the deciding vote. The president says that the only time he votes is if there is a tie. That means whatever he wants he will vote that way.> Join the conversation Comments (2)
It's 2019 & my fellow shareholders unanimously loath face to face meetings & the delay in scheduling them. Is there a safe and legal way for a coop to hold votes and elections over email? Any downsides or concerns?
Is there anything that need be done with a quorum & face to face?
I'd love if there were some boilerplate available online.
We have recently purchased an apartment in a prewar coop in Westchester County, NY.. Originally, the apartment had gas service, however the previous tenant used electric appliances. The existing gas line was pressure-tested but it failed the test, as you might expect. Whose responsibility is it to restore gas service to the apartment?> Join the conversation
Sometimes questions on the Coop Questionnaire are queries about litigation. If the litigation is a civil suit that has been sealed by the judge, can details be omitted in the response?> Join the conversation
Hello, today we found out that the elevator company we hired in our condo did not fill out the log books on a monthly basis of our 2 elevators maintenance. The books are in the motor room and it seems that if the city come to inspect we might get fined. I appreciate your feedback on this matter. Thanks.> Join the conversation
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