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For board members and property managers of co-ops and condos in New York City, there are legal and financial questions regarding new and old laws, accounting rules, auditing, and so much more. Here’s what you need to know to manage your finances and speak knowledgeably with your accountant and attorney.

St. James Towers co-op in Brooklyn votes to stick with Mitchell-Lama.

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New ad campaign urges New Yorkers to “say something” about illegal sublets.

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St. James Towers is latest to vote on whether to stay affordable or cash in.

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Appeals court affirms that mayor’s plan has “no rational basis.”

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Hammering Out an Access Agreement With Developers

Written by Frank Lovece on February 17, 2017

New York City

Courts rule that boards are entitled to fees from the developer next door.

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Seniors Protest Cuomo's Budget Cuts for NORCs

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 16, 2017

Lower East Side

Advocates urge governor to "Have a Heart!"

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“A victory for affordable housing in New York City,” says Penn South’s manager.

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Relief Is On the Way for Unpaid Tax and Water Bills

Written by Frank Lovece on February 09, 2017

New York City

New city law gives co-ops and condos a second chance to avoid foreclosure.

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Greenwich Village noise dispute leads to $750,000 lawsuit.

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“Bad actors” hit with $17,000 in fines for listing illegal sublets.

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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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