Second Lawsuit Challenges Controversial Rent Rules
Realty Group Claims Law Hobbles Landlords
Passed last summer, New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) is facing a second lawsuit, reports …
Small Building Challenges
Tech to the Rescue?
Like people, co-op and condo buildings come in all shapes and sizes, and have different personalities and tastes. Regard…
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…
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…
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