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,…

Tenants Will Win Quality Repairs with New Defense Fund

Tenants at 1616 President St gained a powerful new tool in their fight against their slumlord.

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, 12/6

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Understanding Year-End Financial Statements

Online

This virtual seminar will help to identify “Red Flags” in your Co-op’s Financials.

Wednesday, 12/7

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Introduction to HDFC Committees

Online

Join us to discuss how committees can be formed, “staffed” and run to successfully help the co-op and Board.

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Monday, 12/12

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Advanced Co-op Management

Online

Learn the role of a manager and property management ethics.

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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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