Written by Bill Morris on November 17, 2021
Shortage of materials bumps up cost of facade project.
Written by Ira Brad Matetsky on September 09, 2021
Board succeeds in terminating the lease of a litigious shareholder.
Written by Bill Morris on June 09, 2021
It wasn’t easy to prove that inflated gas bills were the result of a faulty meter.
Written by Paula Chin on May 03, 2021
Mitchell-Lama co-op uses virtual tool to narrow pool of management candidates.
Written by Paula Chin on April 16, 2021
She admits she slowed down a little after she turned 80.
Written by Andrew P. Brucker on February 12, 2021
This case shows that words are weapons, and they should be used with care.
Written by Bill Morris on February 04, 2021
Surprises are a part of every capital project, so boards must prepare.
For co-ops and condos eager to switch from oil to gas but stymied by the cost, Con Edison has just announced 16 new Area Growth Zones for 2016 with a sweet incentive — a no-cost connection opportunity from the street to your building. It's a continuation of the company's present program, and the time to sign up is now. In case you don't know, there are two main costs in a conversion project. One is the price of all work within your property line, such as gas piping, equipment, and chimney-liners, which are the building's responsibility. The cost for this work is typically referred to as the "internal conversion costs."
December 31, 1969
... 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.
August 17, 2020
Governing documents will spell out this basic – and controversial – power.
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