Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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1520 Sedgwick Avenue- “The Birthplace of Hip Hop”

 “THE BIRTHPLACE OF HIP HOP” UNVEILS MURAL TO CELEBRATE HIP HOP APPRECIATION WEEK Desire Nobility One and a Collective of Graffiti Artists from the Temple of Hip Hop Unveil Banner…

Introducing Our New Chief of Real Estate Development

We are thrilled to announce that Passyna Bula-Bula has joined us as our new Chief of Real Estate Development! This new role in the executive team is integral to driving…

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

Jueves, 6/13

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Electrificación para cooperativas

664 W 161st St

664, West 161st Street, New York, New York, 10032, United States

Tanto el Estado de Nueva York como la Ciudad de Nueva York aprobaron leyes en 2019 para limitar las “emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero” de los edificios residenciales.…

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Lunes, 6/17

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tribunal de Sustitución, Administradores + Ejecutores de Testamento

664 W 161st St

664, West 161st Street, New York, New York, 10032, United States

¿Está confundido acerca de testamentos y herencias? ¿Qué pasa con un apartamento después de la muerte de un vecino? Únase a nosotros para discutir qué sucede en Nueva York…

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Tuesday, 6/18

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Intro to Co-op Homeownership

Online

Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board will hold a training on an affordable home purchase opportunity in the city, Limited Equity Co-Ops. Please bring your questions…

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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

50 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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