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March 2015, Vol 35, No 3

The March 2015 issue of The Cooperator newspaper focuses on Board Operations

In this issue, you can read about From Outside In, Understanding Local Law 11, A Clear View and Heavy Metal

Visit our archives to see other articles that were published in 2015.

News Briefs

  • 3.29.2015 Condo board fumes over trust-funder's 'pot smoke' A 27-year-old trust-funder is smoking out the neighbors of her ritzy Chelsea condo by sending constant plumes of pot throughout the building, the board complains in a new lawsuit. [NY Post]
  • 3.19.2015 How to Get a Mortgage on a Co-op or Condo in New York Cooperative buildings, better known as co-ops, are abundant in New York’s five boroughs but are far less common in other cities. In a co-op building, buyers purchase a share of the entire property and co-own it with fellow residents. With a condo, the buyer purchases the real property. [Wall Street Journal]
  • 3.13.2015 For Holdout Renters, Condo Conversions Can Be Messy With apartment sales on the upswing and the number of rent-regulated tenants on the decline, many of the buildings that developers are converting from rental to condo are large and located in areas that are pricey and desirable. [New York Times]
  • 3.7.2015 Co-op Maintenance Reduced to Almost Nothing In January, residents of 99 Bank Street, a brick and cast-iron complex at Hudson Street, learned that their maintenance bills were being slashed to almost nothing. [New York Times]
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