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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.

Technology can help information move in real time.

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Pick a date, stick to it, and you'll get a quorum every month.

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Condo board votes to keep "Trump" but dump "Tower" from its name.

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Employees must get interactive training under new state law.

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There are simple defenses – and there is a muscular new state law.

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The Delicate Art of Culling Bogus Comfort Animals

Written by Marianne Schaefer on August 22, 2019

Bayside, Queens

Co-op and condo boards are shackled by strict “accommodation” laws.

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There’s a right way to generate, govern, and guide committees.

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The city's demographics are changing, and house rules need to follow suit.

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Boards need to choose wisely when buying this critical coverage.

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Jonathan Vatner’s “Carnegie Hill” takes the reader inside a New York co-op.

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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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