Securing Your Building
What Can Boards and Residents Do?
Security in multifamily buildings isn't a one-sided job; both boards and residents must cooperate to make sure property …
Why Am I Being Deposed?
Unit Owner Depositions in Transition Litigations – a Primer
The unit owners in your condominium have been noticed for deposition in the pending transition litigation. Now they have…
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…
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…
Facade Repair and Restoration
How to Know When It’s Time
When you close your eyes and picture any building, you are quite likely imagining its facade – the outer shell which pro…
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