Category: On The Board

Law & Legislation
Pied-à-Terre Tax Resurfaces

Originally proposed in 2014 by Senator Brad Holyman, Senate Bill S44A - or the ‘pied-à-terre tax,’ as it has become known - was introduced to the New York Assembly in January 2019, partly - a ccording to the National Law Review - in …

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Law & Legislation
Allow Census Workers Access!

The Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums (CNYC) has issued a notice to its members that many New York buildings are preventing census enumerators—the Census Bureau’s carefully trained and vetted workers who visit households i…

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Law & Legislation
New Tools for Housing Equality

On Friday, July 24, New York State passed S6874A/A8903-A, a bill granting the NY Department of State greater authority to punish real estate licensees for violating the state’s Human Rights Law.  According to the text of the bill, “The…

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On The Board
2020 August What New Board Members Need to Know

Residential communities such as co-ops, condos, and HOAs are unique in that they take the governance of their properties into their own hands. While most properties do have managing agents to oversee staff and to handle the day-to-day opera…

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