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Tower will use renewable underground heat instead of fossil fuels to power building systems.

Defamation Against Co-op and Condo Boards Is Hard to Prove

Written by Andrew P. Brucker on February 02, 2023

Coney Island, Brooklyn

The “common interest privilege” is a popular defense in defamation lawsuits.

Co-op board is replacing the original heating and cooling system.

Storage lockers are an amenity that produces a $50,000 yearly windfall.

Affordable-housing applicants decry “pervasive corruption” at HPD.

The Department of Justice announced on Dec. 23 that it has filed a lawsuit against Trump Village for violating the Fair Housing Act.

Luna Park co-op on Coney Island allowed applicants to leapfrog waiting list.

Co-op Board Uses Airbnb Records to Fight Sublets

Written by Bill Morris on January 04, 2018

Coney Island, Brooklyn

Board gets access to “smoking gun” on illegal short-term sublets.

Defections like Trump Village add to scarcity of affordable housing.

Submetering: No Longer a No-Brainer

Written by Paula Chin on December 30, 2016

Coney Island

Loss of incentives, new rule make electric submetering too costly for many boards.

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