New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community
NYC co-ops and condos face legal and financial challenges that have to be solved. Whether it's a question of how to raise more money, how to deal with angry owners, or the best ways to work with a building's accountant or lawyer, co-op and condo board directors have to make decisions. The collection of articles here will help your co-op or condo board navigate these waters.
Written by Bill Morris on March 16, 2023
Co-op boards risk “suicide” if they allow their lease to expire.
Boards must decide if it’s smart to save on interest by paying down the loan.
Angry residents say the board's actions are pricing them out of their homes.
February 06, 2023
Braverman Greenspun is latest to acquire a smaller firm.
February 03, 2023
A nasty fight has erupted over how close a church can build next to a co-op.
Written by Andrew P. Brucker on February 02, 2023
The “common interest privilege” is a popular defense in defamation lawsuits.
January 20, 2023
Upper East Side apartment has become "a quasi-storage facility," lawsuit says.
Written by Carol J. Ott on January 12, 2023
Method doesn’t rely on the vagaries of the city’s cyclical real-estate market.
Written by Andrew P. Brucker on January 05, 2023
Litigation mushrooms when third parties get dragged into the fight.
Written by Bill Morris on November 17, 2022
Co-op and condo advocates applaud crackdown on illegal hotels.
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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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