The NY Policy Holders Protection Act
What's it to You?
Of all the duties - and challenges - a co-op or condo board has to keep track of, insurance likely doesn't rank among th…
Major Building Construction Projects
Do You Have to Warn Your Neighbors?
Most buildings will have to undergo some kind of exterior or facade-related work at some point in their useful lives - i…
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…
How Managers Make Peace
Living in a multifamily dwelling requires tolerance for other people, particularly when those people are noisy, smelly, …
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…
DOB Expedites New Façade Inspection Rules
Physical Inspections to Replace Visual-Only Methods
After 60-year-old architect Erica Tishman was tragically killed the week before Christmas by loose material falling from…
Glass vs. Masonry
Which Façade Reigns Supreme?
Over the past two decades, New Yorkers have become increasingly used to seeing tall, reflective, glass residential tower…
To Furnish, or Not to Furnish?
While not usually considered an amenity per se, an elegantly appointed lobby can be both a draw for prospective purchase…
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