NYC's New Multifamily Fire Safety Requirements
Is Your Building Prepared?
he Council of New York City Cooperatives & Condominiums (CNYC) has announced a number of new amendments and changes t…
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…
Protecting Your Reserve Funds
Prudent Investing Is Key
With the stock market chugging along and the Great Recession of the late 'aughts in the rearview, the question might occ…
Maintaining Proper Records
Keeping a Digital Paper Trail
It is essential that a community association keep careful records of its financials, rules, and meeting minutes, just to…
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