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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. 

Professionals Advise, but Co-op and Condo Boards Decide

Written by William D. McCracken on May 17, 2022

New York City

Hire the right professionals — then listen to them critically.

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The price pressure is coming from many sources, and it won't relent anytime soon.

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Boards and their architects need to talk frankly before the work begins.

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Proactive Condo Board Takes Steps to Prevent Tragedies

Written by Marc Schneider on February 15, 2022

New York City

Fatal Bronx fire inspires board to make pre-emptive rules – and enforce them.

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Alexander Lycoyannis of Rosenberg & Estis testified against controversial bill.

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The Rules Keep Changing for Co-op and Condo Boards

Written by William D. McCracken on January 18, 2022

New York City

Get ready for even more new laws and rules in the coming months.

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The Habitat Group wishes you a safe and celebratory Martin Luther King Day.

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Upper West Side condo board may have overreached in setting rules and fines.

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Don't eat too much and don't shop too much!

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Religious symbols are source of contention in East Side co-op. 

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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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