New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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The business judgment rule gives boards broad powers — if they act in good faith.

The SmartWatt Boiler generates heat and electricity, cutting carbon emissions.

Co-op gets $1 million installation plus tax abatement for no money down.

Riverdale Co-op Hit With Supply-Chain Problems

Written by Bill Morris on November 17, 2021

Riverdale, The Bronx

Shortage of materials bumps up cost of facade project.

She admits she slowed down a little after she turned 80.

Case Notes: The High Cost of Defamation at a Bronx Condo

Written by Andrew P. Brucker on February 12, 2021

Riverdale, The Bronx

This case shows that words are weapons, and they should be used with care.

Governing documents will spell out this basic – and controversial – power.

As Construction Reboots, Rules Must Be Enforced

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 17, 2020

Riverdale, The Bronx

Co-op and condo boards must address residents' safety – and anxieties.

How one Bronx Co-op Is Fighting a DOB Violation

Written by Sue Treiman on February 05, 2020

Riverdale, The Bronx

Board claims its retaining walls do not fall under Local Law 37.

Riverdale Co-op Board Gets an Elevator Surprise

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 11, 2019

Riverdale, The Bronx

Shaft walls, in danger of collapse, require emergency repairs.

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