New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine July/August 2020 free digital issue



Board pushes ahead with replacement of 1,600 windows as city reopens.

When a Foreclosure Sale Fizzles, Expect Fireworks

Written by Dale J. Degenshein on February 25, 2019

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Boards need to know the rights of shareholders, lenders, and purchasers.

Organics Recycling Wins a Major Convert

Written by Bill Morris on October 06, 2017

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Curbside pickup has come to Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.

This Facade Repair Included Cherubs and Winged Lions

Written by Bill Morris on September 06, 2017

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Restoration of ornate Gramercy Park condo wins awards.

Here's how one co-op rewrote its governing documents, and how you can keep scammers from stealing your home.

The Rutherford Rewrites Its Governing Documents

Written by Lisa Prevost on February 24, 2017

Gramercy Park

A co-op uses shareholder input to bring its bylaws and proprietary lease up to date.

How the Rutherford Rewrote Its Future

Written by Lisa Prevost on February 03, 2017

Gramercy Park

Updating governing documents can keep co-ops out of trouble – and court.

Dealing with the Deluge of Deliveries

Written by Paula Chin on January 24, 2017

Gramercy Park

Some co-op and condo boards manage to turn a nuisance into an opportunity.

A “Psychological Incentive” to Cut Water Use

Written by Marianne Schaefer on November 16, 2016

Gramercy Park

Co-op’s itemized maintenance bills break out cost of water.

There comes a time when a board needs to intervene with aging shareholders.

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