New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021




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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Boards can’t use it to pay for capital projects or deferred maintenance.

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When a second brick facade began to separate, the board had to act.

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“Hybrid” heat pump system will avoid carbon-emission fines until 2050.

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Program will help boards comply with the Climate Mobilization Act.

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Century-old building is taking steps to comply with the Climate Mobilization Act.

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Miami Condo Collapse: Can It Happen Here?

Written by Paula Chin and Kathryn Farrell on June 30, 2021

New York City

Vigilance is the key to detecting disastrous structural flaws.

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New thinking has this board doing capital projects once – and doing them right.

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Data on energy and water usage is now translated into building letter grades.

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Bronx Co-op Board Outfoxes Con Edison Smart Meter

Written by Bill Morris on June 09, 2021

The Bronx

It wasn’t easy to prove that inflated gas bills were the result of a faulty meter.

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Electric-powered rooftop cooling units will reduce carbon emissions.

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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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