2020 May
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Organizations
2020 May REBNY Launches Coronavirus Resource Hub

In a recent press release, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) announced the launch of  https://rebny.com/content/rebny/en/Coronavirus.html , the group’s coronavirus/COVID-19 resource hub website, which has been made available to al…

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Management
2020 May Coping with Corona

It seemed to come out of nowhere, and hit the city like a whirlwind. As grim daily reports rolled in from China, Italy, and other hard-hit countries, Americans—and perhaps in particular New Yorkers, those most intrepid of city dwellers—watc…

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Management
2020 May Helping Out in the Age of Coronavirus

Whether you’re living in a co-op apartment building in Manhattan, a condo on Chicago’s Gold Coast, or a townhouse community or HOA in Las Vegas, Reno, or Florida, issues of legality and liability are always a concern for owners, board membe…

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Board Operations
2020 May We’re All in This Together

Seward Park Cooperative on the Lower East Side of Manhattan (where this author has lived for the last 15 years, and has served on its board of directors for the last six) is a remarkably diverse community of 5,000 or so New Yorkers that pri…

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Q&A
2020 May Q&A: Board President’s Personnel Power

Q.   Our super was hired six months ago. He’s a hard worker and all the tenants like him. But the president of the board fired him three days before his six-month probation period was up. The tenants requested a special meeting to find out…

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