New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Take a peek behind the facades of New York’s co-ops and condos to find out who's fixing things up, and how much it costs? Articles in this section cover dozens of individual projects in co-ops and condos all over New York City. Learn how NYC co-op/condo boards met the challenges of the fix-up, and how you can use their experiences to smooth out yours.

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Alert Condo Super Spots Fake Certificate of Insurance

Written by Emily Myers on September 20, 2023

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Condo could have been liable for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages.

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Co-op and condo boards to get leeway on reducing building carbon emissions.

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Annual Parapet Inspections Required After Sept. 28

Written by Bill Morris on September 06, 2023

New York City

Sidewalk sheds sure to proliferate as co-ops and condos get another mandate.

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$120,000 loan will pay to electrify the building, cut carbon emissions.

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The Avery condominium has cut its costs along with its carbon emissions.

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Time is running out for the first cycle of mandatory inspections.

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Size Matters

Written by Bill Morris on August 02, 2023

New York City

Building size and usage are key for accurate carbon allowance caps.

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The cost of everything is going up for the city’s co-ops and condos.

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Boards say “Let’s get it fixed” as the first inspection deadline looms.

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New $107 billion city budget includes a tax cut for commercial properties.

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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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