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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 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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Here's how co-op and condo boards can avoid hard feelings and legal challenges.

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The First Baby Steps of a 40-Year-Old Co-op

Written by Bill Morris and Kaya Laterman on May 07, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Board members and management have stuck together since 1979.

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Boards cannot discriminate when making new rules.

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The War Refugee Who Became a Property Manager

Written by Bill Morris on April 25, 2019

Long Island City, Queens

Anes Radoncic, born in war-torn Yugoslavia, is living the American Dream.

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Condo board had to get creative to finance major repairs.

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Major facade and elevator projects are guided by ad hoc committees.

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No Weed Testing for Job Applicants

Written by Bill Morris on April 16, 2019

New York City

City is first to bar employers from drug testing possible hires.

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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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