New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine December 2020 free digital issue




NYC co-ops and condos, like all residential apartment buildings, are bricks and mortar. They need care, maintenance, and money to pay for the upkeep. The goal, though, is not to make a profit, but to create an environment that owners want to live and invest in. How co-op and condo buildings do that in New York City is what you'll find here. 

Co-op and condo advocates voice loud opposition to costly proposal.

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Boards are facing a distasteful choice: impose assessments or raise fees?

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The Habitat Group wishes a happy – and safe – holiday to New York's co-op and condo community.

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New audit reveals the city is not following its own strict new rules.

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Hell’s Kitchen co-op works hard not to become a holiday hotel.

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Co-op and Condo Boards Girding for Election Day Unrest

Written by Bill Morris on November 03, 2020

New York City

Memories of summertime looting linger as bitter campaign comes to an end.

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Residents of outer boroughs needed to join the ambitious TOSS crusade.

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Co-op board jumps through bureaucratic hoops to secure backup power.

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Lead-Based Paint Inspections Just Got Tougher

Written by Kathryn Farrell on October 01, 2020

New York City

New law requires x-ray testing in some co-op and condo apartments.

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How Renovations Rebooted in a Brooklyn Condo

Written by Paula Chin on July 09, 2020

DUMBO, Brooklyn

Board and management put safety above convenience as the city reopens.

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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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