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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.

State busts landlord who held all shares and charged market-rate rents.

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New York City real estate is worth $72 billion more than it was a year ago.

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Bill would seek to end money laundering by foreign criminals and terrorists.

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The Arduous Art of Evicting a Serial Subletter

Written by Dale J. Degenshein on January 21, 2019

Yorkville, Manhattan

It’s possible, but not easy, to evict a shareholder for objectionable conduct.

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City sues Upper West Side co-op for blocking health inspectors.

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Legal Fee Recovery for Co-ops in Jeopardy

Written by Marianne Schaefer on January 10, 2019

Lower East Side, Manhattan

Appeals court calls common proprietary lease provision “unenforceable.”

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Final rates released for the current fiscal year.

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Wrestling Over What’s Makes a Rule “Reasonable”

Written by Dale J. Degenshein on December 10, 2018

Montauk, Long Island

This pesky little word can complicate the lives of co-op and condo boards.

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Airbnb predicts tourists will shun New York City in 2019.

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Harperley Hall wins three-year legal war with a pop superstar.

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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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