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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.

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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The Survivor of the Fort Greene Gentrification Wars

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 04, 2019

Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Co-op board president Delia Hunley-Adossa has been to hell and back.

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The Secrets to a Successful 40-Year Marriage

Written by Bill Morris and Kaya Laterman on May 31, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

A co-op board and its manager are nearing their golden anniversary.

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The Habitat Group wishes everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day.

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Controversy ends over proposed eviction of handymen.

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The New Rules Never Seem to Stop Coming

Written by Andrew I. Bart on May 21, 2019

New York City

Three new rules on how co-op and condo boards must treat employees.

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Here are the final two steps toward a litigation-free annual meeting.

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Service on the North Shore Towers co-op board is just part of her story.

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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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