Category: On The Board

Law & Legislation
Keeping a Lid on Legal Costs

As much as a prudent, conscientious board may try to keep a lid on expenditures, sometimes shelling out is unavoidable. When it comes to legal costs though, 'shelling out' can often result in a bad case of sticker shock. In this clip, legal…

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Law & Legislation
2019 September Board Transition

Community associations are microcosms of democracy, run by an elected board of volunteers trusted to make good decisions on behalf of the community as a whole. Boards make the call on every large and small issue for their constituency. So i…

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Law & Legislation
2019 September Removing a Condominium Owner

Removing a disruptive, abusive, non-paying, or otherwise problematic tenant from a rental building is relatively easy. Doing the same thing in a co-op is also possible, though substantially harder. But removing a condo owner from the premis…

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Board Operations
2019 September Fines and Penalties

Community living comes with lots of rules and regulations—many of which are codified in largely static, hard-to-amend governing documents like proprietary leases and condominium declarations. Others are laid out in the more flexible context…

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Law & Legislation
2019 September Local Law 97

This past spring, New York City took a huge step in confronting the threat of climate change with its own version of a ‘Green New Deal.’ On April 18, the City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a package of bills aimed at getting …

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Board Operations
The Top 3 Security-Related Mistakes

Securing the safety of residents and their personal property is one of a condo, co-op, or HOA board's most important duties. In this clip, two security pros reveal the biggest blunders they see board-management teams make, and give some ins…

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Board Operations
Common Board Blunders

Professionals who work with co-op, condo, and HOA boards see a lot - and over the course of their careers, accumulate wisdom that client communities both current and future can benefit from. In this clip, a quartet of management pros discus…

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