Category: On The Board

Law & Legislation
Signs of the Times

Regardless of one's political affiliation or viewpoints, fact is that the election of Donald Trump to the office of President has inspired what those in the media refer to as 'takes,' from all sides of the political and philosophical spectr…

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Law & Legislation
2017 April Court in Session

Tenants and landlords don’t always see eye to eye. Disputes arise because one party isn’t living up to their agreement, and not everything can be solved with a phone call or cordial email. That’s where the Housing Part of the Civil Court of…

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Board Operations
2017 April Alteration Agreements

Peter and Sarah have three boys, all under the age of six. While that fact sinks in, consider this: all three boys shared a single bedroom in the family’s modest, two-bedroom condo.  When the tots were small, this set-up worked well, and Pe…

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Board Operations
2017 April Spring Cleaning

Thank goodness spring is just around the corner. Even if winter isn’t the same brutal, icy season it used to be, it’s still a welcome relief when the clouds part, temperatures rise, and leaves and buds begin to appear outdoors. Nice as the …

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Law & Legislation
2017 April Superstorm Sandy

Almost five years have passed since Superstorm Sandy slammed the East Coast and caused major havoc and destruction, reportedly resulting in 117 deaths and an estimated $65 billion in damages. For many affected people in New York and New Jer…

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Law & Legislation
Do I Need Window Guards?

For apartment buildings, window guards can protect little ones from dangerous and deadly falls. It's also the law. Under New York City's Local Law 57 of 2011 , apartments whose tenants include young children are required to install wi…

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Board Operations
When Co-Op Interviews Get Invasive

Interviews of all stripes are notoriously nerve-wracking for those being placed under scrutiny. Even mundane details about one's hobbies and interests can seem like daunting reveals when confronted by a stranger in an uncomfortable setting.…

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