Conflict in Client Communities
What's the Manger's Role?
Of all the skills a good property manager must possess, conflict management is high up on the list. Not just knowing h…
Inheriting Co-op Shares
Legal and Procedural Considerations
Say you and your spouse own a single-family home. You’ve got two grown kids and a couple of grandchildren. When the time…
FHA Eases Financing Regs
Good News for First-Time Homebuyers
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), which insures mortgages made by private lenders and banks, will ease condo …
Updating Your Documents
Is it Time for a Facelift?
The governing documents of a housing development—be it a cooperative, condominium, or homeowners association—spell out t…
Managing Multifamily Buildings
What Are the Biggest Challenges?
Whether you manage a tight-knit building with just a few units, or a sprawling development with hundreds, property manag…
Residents and Mental Health
What Should a Board Do if Someone is Struggling?
When a resident is, or appears to be struggling with mental health issues, knowing what to do or how to help can be a to…
Fireplace Safety and Maintenance
A Valuable Amenity Shouldn’t Be a Liability
Some lucky New Yorkers can come home from work on a cold winter’s night and warm their feet by a roaring fire while drin…
Roof, Boiler, and a Few Points in Between
Climate change notwithstanding, the onset of winter in our area generally means more wear-and-tear on buildings than any…
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
Built-In Apartment Features
A Matter of Personal Taste and Style