Study: High Housing Costs Hurt Quality of Life
1.4 Million New York Households Were “Severely Burdened” by the Costs of Renting or Owning in 2017.
A recent report from the New York State Comptroller's Office said that high housing costs can negatively impact the qu…
How to Know When it's Time
When a community association enters into a contract with a professional management company, board members may feel a sen…
An Antidote to NYC’s Affordable Housing Crisis?
Mandatory Inclusion Policy Has Its Share of Criticism
Like many other American cities, New York City is currently mired in an affordable housing crisis. And the situation see…
Your Community's Bylaws
What Should the Average Resident Know?
While the average co-op shareholder or condo unit owner doesn't need to have an exhaustive knowledge of their building's…
Time to Call It Quits?
When Management Breaks Up With a Client Community
In a New York TImes “Ask Real Estate” letter from last December, a co-op shareholder lamented the sorry state of h…
What Traits Characterize the Best Functioning Boards?
(Hint: It's Communication!)
Every board is as different as the communities they serve; what works for a luxury high-rise on Park Avenue might not be…
Elevators: When It’s Time to Consider an Upgrade
2 New Regulations Will Take Effect in the Coming Years
Upgrading an elevator is one of the most potentially disruptive - and expensive - projects a co-op or condo can undertak…
What Do You Look For?
You see them up all over the city - scaffolding, sidewalk sheds, and other indicators that facade work is being carried …
What Are the Most Effective Steps Boards Can Take to Fight Pests?
Hint: Keep it Clean!
Pests - whether they be of the rodent or insect variety - are gross. They're also potential disease vectors, particularl…
A Tale of Two Co-ops
HDFCs in the Post-Gentrification Age
SEIU-32BJ Gives Amazon HQ an OK
Nation's Biggest Property Service Workers Union Approve of LIC Location
The Cooperator Expo New York Returns to Javits Thursday October 11th
Second Annual Fall Trade Show Will Draw Thousands
Repurposing Unused Space
Making Amenities Out of Nothing