One of the oldest funding schemes for beefing up your reserves is the flip tax, or transfer fee. It's also one of the most difficult to get shareholder approval for. This month, we report the fundraising journey of three co-ops: two who honed their tactics to get shareholder approval, and one who got shareholder buy-in for a capital contribution. We're also reporting on problems that have been solved: switching from steam to gas and electric; choosing between assessing and borrowing in condos; and what to fix first when you have leaks. Plus, how to ensure virtual voters are who they say they are, what to know about the criminal background check bill, and how batteries can enhance your solar investment. Read more in the digital edition!