Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report

Inside: organizing HDFC shareholders for housing justice, building tenant power, and more

Register for the CNYC Housing Conference

UHAB and the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums invite you to join us at the 41st Annual CNYC Housing Conference. 

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, 10/18

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Advanced Co-op Management

Online

Learn the role of a manager and property management ethics. Tips on how to supervise personnel, budget basics and a checklist of yearly operations and maintenance.

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Wednesday 10/20

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Housing Court + Fair Housing

Online

Fair Housing Taking residents to court for nonpayment is a last resort. Come learn how housing court works and your HDFC’s obligations under NYS and NYC fair housing laws.

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Thursday, 10/21

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Strategies for Energy Efficiency

Online

Join a panel of experts for an open discussion and Q&A session on energy efficiency strategies for coops. Share your own experiences and get answers to all of your…

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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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