New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine October 2020 free digital issue

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Did pedestrian die because landlord denied access to repair crews?

An appraiser says “the market doesn’t care” about boards’ hoped-for prices.

Building owner, cited for unsafe terra cotta, paid fine but made no repairs.

All-cash buyers are dwindling amid a supply glut, low interest rates.

Bad timing: 421-a abatements are being phased out in a soft market.

The Williams is evacuated as residents move to East Harlem.

Century-old Co-op Gets a New Roof – With Hiccups

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 04, 2019

Morningside Heights, Manhattan

An uncooperative next-door neighbor complicated a major project.

To fight rampant storefront vacancies, asking rents are coming down.

This Co-op Lobby Renovation Did Not Cause an Uproar

Written by Bendix Anderson on November 27, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Upper East Side co-op board got shareholder approval before work began.

Residents try to fix overheated apartments without breaking the law.

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