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With No Money Down, Co-op Cuts Electricity Bills

Written by Paula Chin on June 10, 2020

Bayside, Queens

Queens co-op uses a power purchase agreement to install a cogen system.

All Property Tax Relief Was Not Created Equal

Written by Marianne Schaefer on May 13, 2020

Glen Oaks, Queens

Queens co-op withholds tax payment in protest of unequal treatment.

Legislators say co-ops and condos should be eligible for federal aid.

Work deemed “essential” during pandemic includes a Target store in Queens.

Landmarks Conservancy Rescues a Queens Co-op

Written by Bendix Anderson on April 03, 2020

Jackson Heights, Queens

Low-interest loans can be life-savers for small, historic co-ops.

Retired cop, musician, and dynamic leader of Hilltop Village co-op.

Georgetown Mews Solar Project Generating Big Savings

Written by Kathryn Farrell on March 31, 2020

Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Co-op board's doggedness is cutting $385,000 from energy costs.

The Inspiring Resiliency of a Rockaways Co-op

Written by Marianne Schaefer on March 26, 2020

Arverne, Queens

The Nordeck Apartments are proof that any challenge can be overcome.

Celtic Park’s Car Ports Are Generating Electricity

Written by Bill Morris on March 04, 2020

Woodside, Queens

An ingenious two-fer: board covers parking lot with solar panels.

Elderly Residents Struggling With Cost of Compliance

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 12, 2020

Jackson Heights, Queens

NORCs squeezed by flurry of regulations, limited resources.

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