Our informative articles give decision makers from NYC residential co-ops or condos the knowledge to govern their co-op or condo effectively. Learn about policy issues, from setting and enforcing house rules to how to debate lobby renovation. Understand the rules and conventions your conduct as a board member is subject to. Keep up with the laws and expectations your building must comply with.

Homegrown Change Agent

Written by Carol J. Ott on May 11, 2018

Washington Heights, Manhattan

Mark Hines and the rejuvenation of River Terrace.

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A co-op’s proprietary lease grants – and limits – a board’s power to fine.

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Dispute over central air-conditioning chills spirit of cooperation.

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How to Keep the Annual Meeting From Becoming a Marathon

Written by Frank Lovece on April 24, 2018

A change of venue and a limit on time for questions can work miracles

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Controlling Chaos at the Annual Meeting

Written by Frank Lovece on April 23, 2018

New York City

Boards can take steps to keep the meeting legal, cordial, and brief.

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For Murray Hill Crescent board, no savings are too small.

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How the Art Deco Hallways Were Redone

Written by Linda Connelly on April 10, 2018

Upper West Side, Manhattan

A design committee’s roadmap for tackling a hallway makeover.

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The Making of a Dedicated Design Committee

Written by Linda Connelly on April 09, 2018

Upper West Side, Manhattan

“Gang of Six” comes together to lead tricky hallway renovation.

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Keeping Fisticuffs Out of the Annual Meeting

Written by Frank Lovece on April 06, 2018

New York City

Tip: Don’t schedule the meeting during a lobby renovation.  

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Murray Hill Crescent’s treasurer knows where every dollar goes.

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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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