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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. 

A code of ethics can add an additional layer of protection against abuses.

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The key to a successful legal defense is to follow the governing documents.

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Tech and real estate know-how come together to smooth building governance.

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Condos Can Now Hold Virtual Annual Meetings

Written by Bill Morris on July 07, 2022

Governor signs law that gives condos an option enjoyed by co-ops.

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The Habitat Group wishes you a sparkling — and safe — Fourth of July.

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Broker’s oversights led to porous insurance coverage.

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Co-op boards consider levying a flip tax on non-cash transfers of ownership.

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The Habitat Group wishes you a safe and festive kickoff to summer.

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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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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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