New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021




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. 

Six Easy Pieces of Advice to Fight Proxy Fraud

Written by Paula Chin on February 14, 2020

New York City

A simple protocol is the best defense against election fraud.

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The Greek Hotelier Who Became a New York Property Manager

Written by Bill Morris on February 13, 2020

New York City

Tasos Magoulas came to America to start a new business and a new life.

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Is Your Co-op's or Condo’s Data Safe?

Written by Sue Treiman and Bill Morris on February 07, 2020

New York State

State’s new SHIELD law mandates electronic safeguards.

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A Tool for Co-op Boards to Collect Arrears and Legal Fees

Written by Marc Schneider on January 28, 2020

New York City

A non-judicial foreclosure sale is a way to induce delinquents to pay up.

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Running an Art Deco Co-op Isn't All Glamor

Written by Paula Chin on January 24, 2020

Upper West Side, Manhattan

Sometimes the job gets downright prosaic.

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Art Deco Gem Nurtures Its Artistic Legacy

Written by Paula Chin on January 17, 2020

Upper West Side, Manhattan

Master Apartments on Riverside Drive remains true to its past.

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Co-op and Condo Budgeting Is Not Fantasy Island

Written by Lisa Prevost on January 10, 2020

New York City

Some boards visit “Fantasy Island” instead of sticking to the facts.

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The Habitat Group wishes you a safe, happy and prosperous New Year.

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An appraiser says “the market doesn’t care” about boards’ hoped-for prices.

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Happy Holidays

December 25, 2019

New York City

The Habitat Group wishes all our readers a safe and happy holiday season.

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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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