New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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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. 

Distraught shareholders unlikely to get rid of a neighbor's unruly support dog.

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The Corporate Transparency Act, a new federal disclosure law, has been declared unconstitutional by a district court in Alabama, leaving co-ops and condominiums uncertain about its scope and enforceability.

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Unhappy shareholders can ask the board to buy their apartments, but it's not likely to happen.

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Tips on When to File — or Not File — an Insurance Claim

Written by Donald Schatzle on February 23, 2024

New York City

There are ways for co-op and condo boards to soften today's hard insurance market.

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The Habitat Group wishes you a prosperous and apolitical Presidents' Day.

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Some board candidates are driven by self interest, others by a desire to serve their community.

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Unit-owners must follow the bylaws and the law when trying to remove board members.

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While serving on the city council, Vallone worked tirelessly on behalf of co-ops and condos.

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Experts will give advice at free sessions beginning Feb. 8.

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Adele Niederman has a rebuttal for privatization plan at Cadman Towers in Brooklyn.

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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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