New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine December 2020 free digital issue



Batteries Cut Energy Costs, Provide Backup During Blackouts

Written by Marianne Schaefer on October 17, 2018

Ossining, New York State

Co-ops and condos could benefit from advances in storage batteries.

Storing electricity for use during peak demand times enhances savings.

In this year’s one-horse race, they’re pushing the odds-on favorite.

Co-ops and condos are eligible for $4,000 rebate per charging port.

State joins California in push to ban hydrofluorocarbons.

A Certificate of Liability Insurance is NOT Insurance

Written by Jason Schiciano on August 03, 2018

New York State

A common mistake opens boards to liability under the Scaffold Law.

East Side Access megaproject sees insurance costs balloon.

Industry pushback succeeds in preserving fees for “marketing” costs.

State legislature supports two-year extension of popular tax break.

Co-op and condo boards can be held liable in personal-injury lawsuits.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 12

Ask the Experts

learn more

Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

Source Guide

see the guide

Looking for a vendor?