New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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New Upper West Side co-op shareholders get an unpleasant surprise.

Common areas are not for privileged personal use.

Unit-owners vote to remove the T-word from their building’s facade.

A Line of Credit Is for a Rainy Day

Written by Bill Morris on October 16, 2018

Upper West Side, Manhattan

Boards that dip into this emergency fund need to have a plan for repaying it.


Drawings That Help Close Apartment Sales

Written by Bill Morris on October 03, 2018

Upper West Side, Manhattan

Assaf Leib's quick sketches help buyers visualize possible renovations. 

Co-op board charges $1,000 a month until work is complete.

Luxury Upper West Side co-op caters to needs of observant Jews.

An analysis of recent co-op sales suggests that the adage is valid.

A Housing Cooperative Is a Mini-Democracy

Written by Victor M. Metsch on August 16, 2018

Upper West Side

Suit over disputed annual election underscores that the majority still rules.

Jeff Byles has become a steward for his co-op's 19th-century buildings.

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