Category: On The Board

Management Relations
Switching Management Companies

Changing management companies can be a very good thing - but it can be needlessly complicated if the incoming firm doesn't have all the information, documents, and records it needs in order to hit the ground running. Making sure the outgoin…

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Law & Legislation
The Importance of Legal Protocols

If you're fortunate enough to serve on a cohesive, friendly board in a building or association with a strong sense of community and few issues, it can be very tempting to 'go with the flow' and handle board business in an informal, case-by-…

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Law & Legislation
Balcony Enclosures: An Update

Perhaps the most prized amenity in a New York City home is private outdoor space.  Brownstones may offer a garden, a roof deck, or a small terrace. Pre-war buildings have coveted wrap-around penthouses, and post-war high-rise buildings oft…

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Law & Legislation
2018 May No More ‘Drive-By’ ADA Suits?

If the commercial storefronts in your building have steps, or are not otherwise handicap accessible, be warned: your building may be exposed to liability under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Disabled individuals h…

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Law & Legislation
2018 April The New York Attorney General’s Office

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of New York, and the head of the New York State Government’s Department of Law, often referred to as the Attorney General’s Office. The office traces its history all the way back …

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Board Operations
2018 April Drafting Good Rules

Every co-op, condo, and HOA has rules and regulations that residents and their guests must abide by. For the most part, they’re usually pretty straightforward: no smoking in common areas, limits on pets, no hockey-playing in the hallways. T…

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