No quorum for 15 years and had our first electronic and virtual meeting two weeks ago which resulted in no quorum again. This time our new management company sent out the results which showed 267 shareholders did not vote. 213 shareholders voted and 45 appeared on Zoom. My question is can shareholders get a copy of the shareholders that didn't attend our meeting so we can reach out to them? We need to find out what is wrong that; that large number of shareholders didn't vote or care to attend the meeting after a ballot box was placed on site? We have 115 sublets out of 480 units could that be the reason why we cannot obtain a quorum? Can we get our quorum lower to reach a quorum at a later date. When asked for an adjournment our lawyer said the board has to vote on it and the same for lowering the quorum. What can we do to move forward as I tried rallying the shareholders and only got 6 who want action? Thank you !> Join the conversation
Anyone have any experience with an apartment being sealed by the NYPD due to a shareholder dying there? This guy died from being ill, not something part of a criminal investigation. However he had no will and the deceased's brother is saying the apartment is with the Kings county probate court and will not be able to be unsealed till "sometime in the future". The problem is we are planning a building wide renovation project that involves needing access to this unit. Anyone have any experience with this kind of situation? Thanks.
Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law 466.15 Provision of Notice By Housing Providers of Tenants Rights To Reasonable Modifications and Accommodations For Persons With Disabilities . There are major renovations happening at Gouverneur Gardens Housing Development at the Lower East Side all while many have disabilities.
Who are the cooperators to turn to when Management is doing nothing about it? Your thoughts.
My board has not had a shareholders meeting since Nov 2019. They have made a lot of decisions without the shareholders input. Assessments imposed, and taken, increases in maintenance, 5% 2020, 8% 2021, and now a capital improvement extra charge for 3 years They said our new annual meeting was to be in April 2022. We did have one and the board was totally caught off guard, and totally unprepared! . The meeting blew up and nothing was accomplished that night. We STILL HAVE NOT HAD A MEETING, Because there are no financials yet for 2021! We have asked the board and mgmt. but we have not gotten an answer. We did change mgmt. company in 2021. Our biggest problem with the current board is communication! there is none. Where do we go from here. NO ONE IS SAYING ANYTHING TO SHARHOLDERS!> Join the conversation Comments (1)
My coop board decided, on their own, to change both the pet rules and the sublet rules. The owners were never given the chance to vote. When I approached the building management company about this, she stated that 'if everyone voted on everything we wouldn't get anywhere'. Now, this is not a matter of whether to put a plant in the common areas. Both changes affect owners financially. Meanwhile, my building only has 30 units. It's not that difficult to vote.
I closed on this apartment 6 months before the changes, and I bought this unit in this building, because of the pet/sublet rules. Now, they are changed.
Do I have anything to stand on? Where can I find NYC law to research on this?
Hello, a shareholder is wanting to put skylights in their top floor unit where one does not exist. They have it in their architecture plans that were submitted to the board. I'm worried about not having anything in writing that states the expectations for who maintains these skylights or how to deal with the skylights in the event the coop wants to utilize the roof for another purpose, such as a roof deck or solar. Does anyone here have experience with a situation such as this? Many thanks in advance.> Join the conversation Comments (1)
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