Cooperative & Condominium

Who Pays For Repairs?

A SMALL MANHATTAN co-op was struggling with a question: “Who’s responsible for replacing an air-conditioner sleeve? The sleeve was in place when the unit was sold by the sponsor to the current owner. The owner is happy to split the replacement cost with the board, but the board wants the owner to pay the entire amount.” […]

February 1st, 2018|Cooperative & Condominium, News|

The Money Vanishes

And Queens co-ops and condos are suing one another to get it back. […]

February 1st, 2018|Cooperative & Condominium, News|

Board Recoups Legal Costs After Evicting Smoker

Some co-op and condo boards are penny wise pound foolish. And then there’s the board at an 80-unit co-op in Wheatley Heights, Long Island, which decided to spare no expense when it set out to evict a shareholder who repeatedly flouted the co-op’s smoking ban. It was a gamble that came with no guarantees and could have cost the co-op a bundle in legal fees. […]

November 21st, 2017|Cooperative & Condominium, News|

The Cooperator Expo 2017

Please join us at this year's Co-op Expo on November 2, 2017. Partners Ken Jacobs & Domenick Tammaro are teaming up for a seminar at 2:30 to speak on the do's and dont's of dealing with problem residents.   Seminar Invite

October 10th, 2017|Cooperative & Condominium, News|

Condos and Co-Ops: Taking on the Secondhand Issue?

When it comes to your housing, is prohibiting smoking in place? Many residential co-op and condo boards are finding that cigarette smoking regulations are a hot button issue. Whether they are able to impose bans on what residents are allowed to do in the privacy of their own home, and whether they should do so [...]

April 17th, 2017|Cooperative & Condominium|