New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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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. 

If there are leaks, the building will never breathe properly.

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Union rally designed to show it has the power to “shut this entire city down.”

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Healthcare benefits and wages are big items as the April 20 contract expiration looms.

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Co-op and condo tax abatement is now tied to employee compensation.

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Financial District building plagued by mysterious elevator breakdowns.

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Creative financing — and speed — were crucial to this job's success.

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Negotiators for building owners and service employees are working to reach a new contract.

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Observing telltale signs of water infiltration can keep repair bills down.

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Unauthorized Amazon Key for Business boxes discovered inside intercoms.

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Board let a problem persist for years without taking action. Not a good idea.

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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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