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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.

This stubborn – and common – problem must be attacked on all fronts.

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Tools to Help Co-ops and Condos Comply With City Regs

Written by Lisa Prevost on January 18, 2019

New York City

Computer software and compliance companies lighten a growing burden.

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Job One for New Condo Boards: Get a Building Physical

Written by Bill Morris on January 17, 2019

New York City

An architect’s survey is critical as construction defects multiply.

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City will finalize rules during extended rollout.

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Managing the Headache of Compliance

Written by Lisa Prevost on January 14, 2019

New York City

Boards and managers are turning to software to avoid violations.

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Bonding Over a Movie Under the Stars

Written by Stewart Wurtzel on January 08, 2019

Island Park, Nassau County

A condo board’s celluloid solution to building a sense of community.

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After 31 years of public service, he says, “my body shows it.”

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The Elevator Operator Who Became a Property Manager

Written by Bill Morris on December 27, 2018

New York City

Cody Masino did it all before finding his niche at David Associates.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 25, 2018

New York City

Happy holidays from the staff at Habitat magazine.

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The Drones Are Coming!

Written by Frank Lovece on December 24, 2018

New York City

A third way to reduce the cost of mandatory facade inspections.

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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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