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HOW CO-OP/CONDO BOARDS OPERATE

How do NYC co-ops and condos operate? Governed by an elected board of directors, these housing corporations are like mini-cities with their own bylaws and governing documents. Here you'll find articles on a wide range of topics that co-op and condo board directors need to understand to govern their housing corporation wisely. 

The Accountant Who Became a Property Manager

Written by Bill Morris on November 29, 2019

Great Neck, Nassau County

Seth Kobay went from a garment factory to a real-estate empire.

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The Habitat Group wishes our readers a safe and happy holiday.

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Third-Party Guarantor Can Ease Co-op Sales

Written by David Berkey on November 26, 2019

New York State

Tenant Protection Law limits security deposits – for now.

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What Co-ops Could Learn From Pick-up Basketball

Written by Michele Cardella on November 22, 2019

New York City

On the court, there’s no squabbling and no reluctance to take the shot.

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Electronic Attendance – and Voting – Now Legal in Co-op Annual Meetings

Written by Kathryn Farrell and Bill Morris on November 21, 2019

New York City

Shareholders can attend annual meetings from remote locations.

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Boards squeezed by resident needs and regulatory demands.

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As costs rise, co-op and condo boards can't pay-as-you-go.

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Leisure Village unit-owners decided to take control of their destiny.

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Operating and capital budgets must be realistic.

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Move the meeting to a house of worship to cut down on deviltry.

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Ask the Experts

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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