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Find advice, solutions and sympathy regarding everyday issues you may have as an NYC co-op or condo board member or manager in our Building Operations article section. Some of the questions and topics covered include: How do you run your staff? What happens when your boiler blows? How do you hire a roof-replacement contractor? If it’s about your physical plant, you’ll find it here.

Trying to make a complicated capital project "as pleasant as possible."

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Tight Rules on Cooling Towers Are Getting Tighter

Written by Kathryn Farrell on June 07, 2019

New York City

Violations and disease outbreaks have led city to crack down harder.

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Stephen Doherty found a way to shave his co-op’s electricity bill.

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It's a Big Deal When Someone Leaves a Small Co-op

Written by Michele Cardella on May 10, 2019

Tribeca, Manhattan

Change may be inevitable, but that doesn't make it pleasant.

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Barbecuing 101: To Ban or Not to Ban?

Written by Rose Horowitz on May 09, 2019

New York City

Regulating barbecues is a smoky issue for co-op and condo boards 

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Co-op and condo boards should keep residents posted on facade repairs.

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Co-op and condo boards have until June 15 to schedule a city inspection.

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Co-op and condo boards can sometimes avoid paying extra for oversight.

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The Fluid Fees for Oversight on Capital Projects

Written by Ann Farmer on April 29, 2019

New York City

Co-op and condo boards face a puzzling smorgasbord of fees for project oversight.

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Switching from heat to air-conditioning before May 31 is against the law.

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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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