Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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HDFC Co-ops Commit to Climate Action

Residents of eight (8) affordable housing co-ops have signed onto the Climate Action Pledge.

UHAB Participates in the Morgan Stanley 2022 Strategy Challenge

This year, UHAB had the honor of participating in the Morgan Stanley 2022 Strategy Challenge, a program that focuses on challenges that have a meaningful impact on an organization’s ability to deliver on its mission.

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

Tuesday, 7/5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Maintenance too high? Too low?

Online

An analysis of two example co-op budgets and discussion on whether or not the projected income in the budget’s meet the projected expenses.

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Wednesday, 7/6

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Personal Financial Management

Online

In this class, we’ll learn how to manage personal finances, including setting a budget and financial goals for yourself.

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Tuesday 7/19

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Rat Academy

Online

Pest Control Services at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene invites you to attend Virtual Rat Academy Sponsored by Carnegie Hill Neighbors and UHAB. Learn to control…

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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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Explore resources for HDFC co-ops

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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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