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Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021

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Co-op Board Gets Round of Applause for a Timely Refi

Written by Bill Morris on January 13, 2021

Flatbush, Brooklyn

Pandemic challenges become an opportunity for a Brooklyn co-op

Code Violations Nearly Sank a Brooklyn Co-op

Written by Lisa L. Colangelo on May 11, 2017

Flatbush

Patience – and a lot of digging – help co-op clear backlog of violations.

Recent news affecting co-op / condo buyers, sellers, boards and residents. This week: Can we talk? I mean, what kind of world is it where a comedy icon who personally takes on the work of being condo-board president has to deal with some broad who's $200,000 in arrears and throwing insults like Don Rickles in drag? Oh, please. Elsewhere, some condo boards want to act like co-op boards when it comes to admissions. And there's a twist in the Dakota Apartments discrimination case. For boards, we've news on a big battle in the New York Attorney General's fight against illegal hoteling, and watch out! There are toilets exploding in Brooklyn! Actually, it's not funny — one co-op shareholder needed 30 stitches. Still, it's kind of funny. But not really.

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