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Create an energy plan for your building

Why Energy? Environmental Justice and HDFCs

Is your building a comfortable temperature in the winter? Do materials in the building trigger your children’s allergies? Is your building located near a highway, powerplant, or other source…

Events (20)


Building Violations in our HDFC

Learn how to see if your building has violations, how to cure them, the difference between violations from HPD, DOB and other agencies and how to avoid fines.

Who fixes what?

In a co-op, ownership is both collective and individual at the same time. Join us to review who is responsible for different repairs in an HDFC.

Boiler to Roof

If you live in an oil burning building, you should consider what comes next for your heating system.

Planning Energy Projects

In this class we will be discussing strategies and programs to help you and your building become more energy efficient in order to maintain long term affordability.

Who fixes what?

Join us to review who is responsible for different repairs in an HDFC.

Fire Safety Education Seminar

Join us and the FDNY for a discussion to improve your unit and co-op’s fire safety.

Steps to Take After a Disaster such as a Flood or Fire

Don’t wait until it’s too late to prepare for a disaster! Come learn how your insurance protects your HDFC from fires, floods and other damage, and what to do…

Boiler to Roof: Repair or Replace Heating Systems

If you live in an oil burning building, you should consider what comes next for your heating system. This class is all about upgrading your heating system and considering…

Who fixes what?

In a co-op, ownership is both collective and individual at the same time. Join us to review who is responsible for different repairs in an HDFC.

Rat Academy w. NYC DOH

Join UHAB and the Department of Health to learn how to prevent rodents in your building.

Ask the Expert: “Get the most from your Property Manager

Professional property management in a Board-run HDFC requires special skills, both from the manager and the Board. Join us for tips from a property manager on how a Board…

Advanced Co-op Management

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.

Violations &HDFC

Learn how to see if your building has violations, how to cure them, the difference between violations from HPD, DOB and other agencies and how to avoid fines.

Steps to Take After a Disaster

Don’t wait until it’s too late to prepare for a disaster! Come learn the steps to take after a disaster, the people involved and learn how to repair and…

Who Fixes What?

In a co-op, ownership is both collective and individual at the same time. Join us as we give an overview on repair responsibilities as it pertains to individual shareholders…

Can an HDFC Go Smoke Free?

Join us to learn about whether an HDFC can go smoke free.

Planning for Energy Projects

Get tips on how board and shareholders can work together to make cost-effective decisions about your building’s energy.

Solar and Environmental Justice

Come explore community oriented solutions for energy justice with Co-ops Go Solar.

Solar and Environmental Justice

Come see how anti-displacement work and access to renewable energy work against environmental racism

Who Fixes What?

In a co-op ownership is collective and individual at the same time. Come review which repairs are whose responsibility in an HDFC.

Resources (6)


Co-ops Go Solar: Myths and Facts

Do you know the facts about solar energy? Download our guide in English and Spanish, and visit Co-ops Go Solar for more information on renewable energy.

What To Expect When You’re Expecting Solar

This guide to solar for HDFC co-ops was created by UHAB, Solar One, and solar HDFCs across the city for buildings committed to solar energy.

Healthy Co-op Checklist

Learn the signs of a healthy, well-functioning HDFC

Sample Repair Policies and Procedures

This is a sample HDFC co-op repair policy created by UHAB. Your own building may have different procedures in place.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Your HDFC

Learn to recognize the signs of CO poisoning and how to keep yourself safe.

Save money on heat: Low-Cost Tips

Save money on heat and stay comfortable through low-cost tweaks and repairs.