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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.

New Tenant Protections Likely to Be Felt in Co-ops and Condos

Written by Ira Brad Matetsky and Justin R. Bonanno on July 16, 2019

New York City

Sweeping new law will affect fees, evictions, sublets, and much more.

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Here’s how shareholders can force a fraud-free election.

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Women Take Charge at Village House Condominium

Written by Bendix Anderson on July 04, 2019

Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Condo board is dominated by women for the first time in its history.

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A Man Unafraid of Change

Written by Tom Soter on June 28, 2019

Long Island City, Queens

Peter Pisapia welcomes the changes he has seen in Long Island City.

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For co-op and condo boards, retaliation is the newest form of discrimination.

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Is This the Perfect Boot Camp for Co-op Boards?

Written by Bill Morris on June 17, 2019

Lenox Hill, Manhattan

Gerry Maughan’s stint on a town council prepared him for board service.

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Board engineers a turnaround in a pre-war building with Tudor touches.

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Low-Rise Co-ops Versus High-Rise Development

Written by Bendix Anderson on June 13, 2019

Douglaston, Queens

Bucolic Queens co-ops fight to protect their quality of life.

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An oil leak at a Queens co-op dragged on for seven years.

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Enticing Your Way to a Quorum

Written by Ann Farmer on June 06, 2019

New York City

Boards get creative to boost attendance at the annual meeting.

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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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