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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Tenant Protection Act, coupled with COVID-19, has changed apartment buying.

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Shareholders learn to see the added value of a “slightly luxury” design.

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Co-op Board Gets Round of Applause for a Timely Refi

Written by Bill Morris on January 13, 2021

Flatbush, Brooklyn

Pandemic challenges become an opportunity for a Brooklyn co-op

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In-house loan allows co-op to make repairs without outside borrowing.

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Smart Electricity Meters Are Making Some Stupid Mistakes

Written by Kathryn Farrell on December 24, 2020

New York City

Estimated readings causing shock to some Con Edison customers.

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New York City Buildings Are Already Cutting Carbon Emissions

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 16, 2020

New York City

Good news for co-ops and condos as Climate Mobilization Act deadlines near.

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Some management companies are offering expert oversight of capital projects.

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The Rollercoaster Ride at Le Havre Co-op Nears a New Peak

Written by Bill Morris on December 02, 2020

Beechhurst, Queens

A refinanced $53 million mortgage will yield benefits for years to come.

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Co-op board tackles multiple projects at a very trying time.

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A Harlem Renaissance for the Langston Condo’s Elevators

Written by Bill Morris on November 18, 2020

Harlem, Manhattan

Upgrade brings video screens, air purification and, best of all, reliability.

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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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