New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Some shareholders ponied up early, others can sign on later.

Upper West Side condo board may have overreached in setting rules and fines.

Ballooning cost of a facade project is turned into a positive.

Religious symbols are source of contention in East Side co-op. 

Neighborhood activists fail to keep hotel from becoming homeless shelter.

Only Murders in the Building delivers laughs – and lessons for co-op boards.

White brick facade is replaced by state-of-the-art porcelain tiles.

Shareholders Wrest Power From an Entrenched Harlem Co-op Board

Written by Andrew P. Brucker on October 22, 2021

Harlem, Manhattan

Shareholders followed the bylaws to oust an entrenched, self-dealing board.

In This Co-op, Neighbors Live On Long After They Move Out

Written by Michele Cardella on October 15, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

The Smiths moved out of "The Smith Apartment" more than a decade ago.

Far-sighted board took action before the Climate Mobilization Act was passed.

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