Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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UHAB Executive Director Search

Earlier this year, UHAB’s Executive Director Andrew Reicher announced to our board and staff that he intends to retire in January 2023. We are so grateful for Andy’s leadership,…

New Report: Fiscal Year 2022

See what we were up to in Fiscal Year 2022.

Available Apartments

Want to live in an affordable co-op? There are apartments in multiple buildings open now.
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Our Community

UHAB works with rent-stabilized tenants and low-income cooperative homeowners. By empowering residents to create, manage, and defend their own homes, we position New Yorkers as their own best solution to our housing crisis.
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Upcoming Events

Thursday, 8/25

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Bookkeeping For Treasurers

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Bookkeeping 2.0 will show how to have a healthy Co-op’s finance and provide knowledge of who is responsible for this duty.

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Thursday, 8/25

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

HDFCs in ACTION: Affordable Housing is for All

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Learn how HDFCs can organize for action to build power together, hear about the broader landscape of housing and environmental justice campaigns in NYC.

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Tuesday, 9/27

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ask UHAB

565 W 125th St

565, West 125th Street, New York, New York, 10027, United States

Join us at our free clinic to get help from our HDFC experts.

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Our Work

Explore resources for tenants and HDFC residents.

We believe housing works best when residents are in charge. Our work is to support tenants and cooperative homeowners at every stage of resident controlled affordable housing.

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Get Involved

Learn about how you can work with UHAB!

From tenant organizing in your neighborhood to learning about the history of affordable co-ops, we have flexible opportunities to get involved.

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About Us

Over 45 years of community through cooperation.

We believe housing works best when residents are in charge. Our work is to support tenants and cooperative homeowners at every stage of resident controlled affordable housing.

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How does a cooperative operate?

Operating a cooperative takes organization and cooperation. This resource is a guide to some of the basic functions fo a co-op.

Who Owns the Apartment? Dealing With Spouses, Roommates, and Children

Your co-op’s legal documents allow you to pass on ownership of your unit to a spouse, child, or non-relative.

Shareholder Rights, Responsibilities, and Advantages

Learn the rights and responsibilities of an HDFC shareholder, plus what makes living in an HDFC so special.

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