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Boards cannot require shareholders to get authorization for guests.

Hell’s Kitchen co-op works hard not to become a holiday hotel.

A Harlem Renaissance for the Langston Condo’s Elevators

Written by Bill Morris on November 18, 2020

Harlem, Manhattan

Upgrade brings video screens, air purification and, best of all, reliability.

Ruling gives boards broader power to recoup money from sponsors and investors.

Boards scramble to cover loss of income from commercial tenants.

Disgruntled shareholder’s claim of mismanagement is ruled “speculation.”

Residents of outer boroughs needed to join the ambitious TOSS crusade.

It's Time To Be Flexible With Commercial Tenants

Written by Ann Farmer on October 19, 2020

Murray Hill, Manhattan

Co-op and condo boards are getting creative to keep tenants in place.

Access to a Neighboring Building Is Not Guaranteed

Written by Victor M. Metsch on October 08, 2020

Lenox Hill, Manhattan

Though the courts usually grant board requests, some are denied.

Forget the Golf Simulator, This Co-op Wanted Storage Space

Written by Marianne Schaefer on September 23, 2020

Midtown, Manhattan

They may not be the sexiest amenity, but secure lockers are prized by many.

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