Category: Law & Legislation

Law & Legislation
2021 August Digital Documents

Paper, or electronic? It’s now a choice for everything, from the books we read for pleasure to the books we keep on our associations and corporations. Even restaurant menus are digital today in the wake of the need for ‘touch-free’ environm…

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Pride & Property

Q: I am in a same-sex marriage, and bought a co-op with my partner before marriage equality became the law of the land. I recently reached out to our board about adding my partner’s name to the stock certificate. It’s a very gay-friendly bo…

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes:

With more and more states legalizing marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes, co-op and condo boards and management are faced with yet another quality-of-life issue; conflict between those who are happy to finally be able to us…

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The NYC Mayoral Race

In the past 20 years, New York City and its co-op/condo community has survived three major historical events: the attacks of 9/11, the Great Recession, and the COVID-19 pandemic - all while being led by two mayors from different ends of the…

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2021 June NYC Lead Paint Law Update

As of August 9, 2020, all owners of residential rental properties located in New York City and built before 1960—including singles and duplexes—MUST test and inspect ALL of their apartment units for lead within five years of the August 9 st…

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2021 June Laws vs. Bylaws

Co-op and condo living is subject to lots of rules—some of which come directly from state laws, some from the building or association’s own bylaws, and some from its house rules. Every state has statutes that govern the operation of residen…

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