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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.

The Upside of Staggered Terms for Co-op Boards

Written by Lisa Prevost on December 31, 2018

New York City

Continuity and fresh blood are just two of the many benefits.

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New Condo Boards Need to Address Building Flaws Quickly

Written by Paula Chin on December 28, 2018

New York City

Statute of limitations applies to remedies for construction defects.

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The Clock Is Ticking on Preparing Conflict-of-Interest Reports

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 20, 2018

New York State

New law places confusing demands on co-op and condo boards.

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The Many Virtues of Staggered Board Terms

Written by Lisa Prevost on December 14, 2018

New York City

They provide continuity, guidance, and institutional memory.

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There are ways to ensure the integrity of co-op and condo board elections.

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Instagram post leads co-op board to re-inspect renovation project.

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Those First Baby Steps for New Condo Boards

Written by Paula Chin on December 11, 2018

New York City

Running a building is difficult, but not impossible.

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Westchester County Moves to Speed Co-op Sales

Written by Rose Horowitz on December 06, 2018

Westchester County

New law stops short of requiring reasons for rejecting buyers.

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Boards must prevent the unethical use of buyers’ personal information.

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Judging If Buyers Are Fiscally Fit

Written by Frank Lovece on November 05, 2018

New York City

Co-op boards must walk a fine line when assessing potential buyers.

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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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