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City Council proposes new rules governing co-op boards

It’s a controversial bill, with seriously divided opinions. In a hearing summarized on Malcolm Carter’s Service You Can Trust real estate blog, the City Counsel of New York opened up discussions and objections to a proposed bill that would limit … Continue reading

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“Fair Housing Act can trip up unwary co-op boards”

Malcolm Carter, a real estate broker, writes a blog about, well, New York City real estate. Today his piece is about a $1 million lawsuit against a co-op board for discriminating against a potential buyer who is African. I’m aware … Continue reading

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My co-op lawsuit: defendants have lead paint problem

In 2010, the defendants in my lawsuit against the co-op (I am the sole minority shareholder), renovated the apartment directly above mine. In doing so, they committed several building code violations, for two of which they were cited and fined … Continue reading

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