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Glitch in rollout brings a blizzard of scorecards to a Queens co-op.

Queens Co-ops Hit with Bogus Property Tax Bills

Written by Paula Chin on October 07, 2020

Queens

Boards push back against $1.3 million over-charge – and win.

... could an East Harlem co-op board be about the worst slumlord around, and corrupt as well? Another board on Park Avenue isn't smelling like roses, either, or gas. We've smoking, squirrels and squash — the vegetable, not the game — plus the latest in condo / co-op amenities. And for boards, we've got fallout from the Dakota co-op discrimination suit and more.

Bottleneck from shutdown is now being unclogged.

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.

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