Our building was approached by a group of former senior management executives and a CPA who are offering various services such as attend our board meetings and monitor our managing agent's activities. Each month we will receive a report addressing issues discussed at the meeting, they will perform building inspections, and be available for special projects such as monitoring improvement programs, and apartment restorations and renovations. They are not a management company trying to get our business, they say they have been there and done that.
Our building is being managed satifactorily by a mid sized management company that provides us with basic services but charges for many of the "extras". Have any of my fellow board members tried such a service or would consider it?
Does a NYC co-op that has an existing fence in front of their building need a DOB permit to put up another one in the same footprint? What if we want to make it higher? To put a water spigot on the front of building does a permit need to be obtained? Thanks,
I know it's a violation of most proprietary leases for a shareholder not to follow the House Rules. My question is if multiple letters to that shareholder are ignored, what REALISTIC recourse does a coop have? Would a housing court judge really declare a shareholder in default? On the one hand, it's not fair for 1 person to get special treatment, but on the other hand, I'd rather not spend shareholders funds paying legal fees. How does your Coop handle enforcing House Rules? Thank you.
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