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COVID-19
Cuomo Amends NY HERO Act

On June 11, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed into law several amendments to the New York HERO Act; a law whose main purpose is to ensure that employers have a plan in place to protect their employees in the event of another pandemic, or the emer…

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Insurance
Loss, Insurance, & Claims

For many, the topic of insurance can be a bit overwhelming. Even the terms we use as insurance purchasers differ substantially from the terms industry professionals use when discussing and settling claims - which can leave laymen feeling li…

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Maintenance
Structural Integrity Inspections:

In light of the catastrophic, deadly condo building collapse in Surfside, Florida last month, boards and residents in multifamily buildings across the country are taking a hard look at how their own properties measure up to the structural m…

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Law & Legislation
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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Law & Legislation
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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Law & Legislation
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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