Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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Watch: Community Land Trusts and Housing Co-ops

See our webinar on the connections between community land trusts and limited-equity co-ops.

HDFC Co-op Shareholders are Eligible for COVID Relief

Learn more about the Homeowner Assistance Fund

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

Monday, 12/6

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

COVID Relief for Homeowners: Homeowner Assistance Fund

Online

COVID arrears assistance is now available for eligible HDFC homeowners. Learn how to access this benefit for yourself or a neighbor.

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Monday, 12/6

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Audited Financial Statement– why bother?

Online

Join us and guest speaker Clifford Charles, CPA who will discuss the unique importance of the audited financial statement for an HDFC’s financial planning and accountability.

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Tuesday, 12/7

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

COVID relief for Owners: Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)

Online

COVID arrears assistance is now available for eligible HDFC homeowners. Learn how to access this benefit for yourself or a neighbor.

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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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