New York Cooperative Condominium Alert


To come


New York Landlord Alert


June 2019 – Landlords Slammed by Legislation
January 2013
Rent Demand Relief
October 2012Tax Cetiorari Proceedings For Landlords in New York State
July 2012- Accepting Rent Nullifies Termination
April 2012 – Records for Non-Payment Cases
January 2012ETPA Changes Approved by New York State
October 2011 – Rent Demand Pitfalls
May 2011- Beware of Laches

IMPACT Articles


We currently write a column in the Building and Realty Institute of Westchester & The Mid-Hudson Region’s bi-monthly Newspaper, IMPACT.


Dec 2012Appellate Court Reviews Co-op Board’s Discretion In Conditioning Review of Application to Purchase

Sept/Oct 2012Court Upholds Discrimination Claims Against Co-ops

June/July 2012 Courts Continue to Uphold Business Judgment Rule
On Subletting Routines and On Additional Key Issues

March/April 2012The ETPA Deemed Renewal- Darned If Landlord Deems, Darned If
Landlord Does Not!

December 2011Revisiting Price as a Consideration in Co-op Applications

October 2011 – Reviewing Collections for Co-ops & Condos

January 2011 Addressing the Issue of Evictions in Difficult Economic Times

January 2010 – Kent Manor – An Analysis of the “Vested Rights Issue”

October 2009 – Reasonable Modifications Under the Fair Housing Act

July/August 2009 – Court Approves Cooperative Alteration Agreement Requiring Shareholder to Pay Cooperative Costs

April/May 2009 – Court Denies Parking Space to Shareholder, Claiming Need as an Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act

October/November 2008 – Recent Contract Cases Uphold the Caveat Emptor Rule in New York State – Let the Buyer Beware!

September 2008 – Ruling States That a Landlord Is Not Required to Mitigate Damages For Residential Lease Breaches

March/April 2008 – Reviewing Access to a Co-op’s Or Condo’s Books and Records

November 2007 – Appellate Court Permits Money Judgment in Summary Proceeding Without “Personal” Service Process on Tenant

July/August 2007 – Condominium and Cooperative Opinions Regarding a Unit Owner’s Right to Examine Books and Records

May/June 2007 – Reviewing the Ramifications of “Succession Rights” to Owners

April 2007 – Reviewing the Ramifications of “Succession Rights” to Local Owners

February/March 2007 – Immediate Action Is a Must When Addressing Issues Related to Mold

December 2006/January 2007 – Arbitration and How to Deal With Union/Employee Issues

November 2006 – What a Co-op, Condo or Landlord Can Do About Smokers

October 2006 – Terminating An Employee—Reviewing The Steps

March/April 2006 – Unsold Shares – The Law Reversed…and New Problems

January/February 2006 – Landlords Beware….Or Another Lease Renewal Problem

November/December 2005 – Section 8 Revisited Once Again and Again

October 2005 – Court Permits Discrimination Claim Against Co-op to Proceed

July/August 2005 – On the Residential Hybrid Known as the “Cond-Op”

June 2005 – Supreme Court Upholds a City’s Right To Take Property Through Eminent Domain

April/May 2005 – When Is 10 Days Not 10 Days?

March 2005 – The Landlord’s Quandary Upon Tenants’ Failures To Renew Leases

January/February 2005 – Let The Board Make The Decision – More Pullman

December 2004 – A Complain Has Been Filed Charging You With Discrimination…

September/October 2004 – Pullman Revisited – Examining an Important Realty Ruling

January/February 2004 – Pullman and the Business Judgement Rule: Don’t Forget to Go to Court

October/November 2003 – A Landlord’s Answer to Repeated Non-Payment by a Tenant

May/June 2003 – Price as a Consideration in Cooperative Applications

November 2001 – Shareholder Tenants and Holders of Unsold Shares – The Turning Tide