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,…

In Memoriam: Remembering Cheryl Tidwell

It is with immense grief and sadness that we share that Cheryl Tidwell, a UHAB employee for almost 30 years, passed away this August.

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, 10/3

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

DIY Wills Preparation

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Join us to discuss how to create a binding will without a lawyer.

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Tuesday, 10/4

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Ask the Experts: Operation and Maintenance Training

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With costs rising for utilities, this is a way to learn from building professionals about how to save money. Thinking about replacing your heating system or hot water system? This class…

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Wednesday, 10/5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Robert’s Rules PT 2: effective meetings in action

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Join us to see Robert’s Rules in action and how they can be used as a tool for effective meetings.

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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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