New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Safety precautions turn a routine capital work into a bureaucratic maze.

DOB violations are multiplying, but workarounds exist.

Women Take Charge at Village House Condominium

Written by Bendix Anderson on July 04, 2019

Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Condo board is dominated by women for the first time in its history.

Sometimes even the low-hanging fruit can yield sweet savings.

Complaints of "intolerable" noise after a major renovation. 

Combined co-op apartment, once the source of lawsuits, goes on the market.

Dispute over central air-conditioning chills spirit of cooperation.

CIRA Loans Help Condos Finance Big Projects

Written by Lisa Prevost on February 06, 2018

Greenwich Village, Manhattan

By spreading payments over time, these niche loans ease the pain.

West Village resident fighting to preserve his slice of country living in city.

Co-op Board Learns to Act Fast After a Disaster

Written by Frank Lovece on January 02, 2018

Greenwich Village, Manhattan

In times of crisis, the biggest problems are the most basic ones.

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