New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine June 2020 free digital issue

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BUILDING OPERATIONS


HOW NYC CO-OP AND CONDOS OPERATE

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. 

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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Stringent riders to alteration agreements are common as crews re-enter buildings.

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Habitat wishes our readers a happy – and safe – Independence Day.

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During the pandemic, boards have wide latitude on limiting entry.

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Phase Two of the city’s reopening presents logistical and legal challenges.

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New Safety Rules for Co-ops and Condos in Phase Two

Written by Andrew I. Bart on June 23, 2020

New York City

It’s a new day for workplace safety and apartment showings.

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Boards need to understand their responsibilities as restrictions are eased.

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Crews must wear protective equipment in common areas and apartments.

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Confusion clouds boards’ obligations during reopening.

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Safety of residents and property comes first as unrest, uncertainty continue.

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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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