Cooperative Housing Blog

NAHC’s Cooperative Housing Blog addresses hot topics for professionals in the housing cooperative industry. Legal issues, governance, development, tax tips and more are all up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going!

Open Board and Annual Member Meetings in 2021 Take Planning

by April Knoch | March 24, 2021 | COVID-19

Annual meetings are on the horizon again, but Covid restrictions are still in place. Without implementation of certain measures for open meetings and social distancing compliance, 2020 made it nearly impossible for hundreds of housing cooperatives to operate, both at a board level with open meeting requirements and at the membership meeting level. If you […]

Living on the Sixth

by Fred Gibbs | March 24, 2021 | Community

ON JANUARY 6, my pen and thought process were halted by the horrifying display of division and acrimony that paraded itself as patriotism at the U.S. Capitol. There was no shortage of commentary on the incredible events America unfortunately witnessed. Each broadcast, printed article and radio account challenged the long accepted descriptive phrase, “…one Nation, […]

Covid-19 – Which Emergency Orders Do I Follow?

by Daniel Costello | March 24, 2021 | COVID-19

With the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, new rules and regulations concerning public health are being disseminated weekly by federal, state and local authorities. These new rules typically concern crowd size, masks mandates, restrictions on essential and non-essential employees, evictions and how businesses, such as a housing cooperative, are to maintain public spaces and working conditions for […]

Promises Made, Promises Kept

by Judy Sullivan | March 24, 2021 | Report from Washington

As we look forward to a new administration and Congress, there is hope–a hope that we will finally be able to bring the pandemic under control with vaccines and new leadership. And, hope that our country will cease to have the brutal partisanship that has divided us for so long. One very bright development occurred […]

Can Employers Require the COVID Vaccine?

by Dawn McDonald | March 23, 2021 | COVID-19

As the first Covid-19 inoculations to the first round of recipients begins, many employers who are battling to stay open, stay functioning and keep from going out of business are asking themselves if they can require their employees to get Covid-19 inoculation. The short answer is: YES.  However, as with most things related to employment law, […]

Cooperative Housing Blog

NAHC’s Cooperative Housing Blog addresses hot topics for professionals in the housing cooperative industry. Legal issues, governance, development, tax tips and more are all up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going!

Open Board and Annual Member Meetings in 2021 Take Planning

by April Knoch | March 24, 2021 | COVID-19

Annual meetings are on the horizon again, but Covid restrictions are still in place. Without implementation of certain measures for open meetings and social distancing compliance, 2020 made it nearly impossible for hundreds of housing cooperatives to operate, both at a board level with open meeting requirements and at the membership meeting level. If you […]

Living on the Sixth

by Fred Gibbs | March 24, 2021 | Community

ON JANUARY 6, my pen and thought process were halted by the horrifying display of division and acrimony that paraded itself as patriotism at the U.S. Capitol. There was no shortage of commentary on the incredible events America unfortunately witnessed. Each broadcast, printed article and radio account challenged the long accepted descriptive phrase, “…one Nation, […]

Covid-19 – Which Emergency Orders Do I Follow?

by Daniel Costello | March 24, 2021 | COVID-19

With the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, new rules and regulations concerning public health are being disseminated weekly by federal, state and local authorities. These new rules typically concern crowd size, masks mandates, restrictions on essential and non-essential employees, evictions and how businesses, such as a housing cooperative, are to maintain public spaces and working conditions for […]

Promises Made, Promises Kept

by Judy Sullivan | March 24, 2021 | Report from Washington

As we look forward to a new administration and Congress, there is hope–a hope that we will finally be able to bring the pandemic under control with vaccines and new leadership. And, hope that our country will cease to have the brutal partisanship that has divided us for so long. One very bright development occurred […]

Can Employers Require the COVID Vaccine?

by Dawn McDonald | March 23, 2021 | COVID-19

As the first Covid-19 inoculations to the first round of recipients begins, many employers who are battling to stay open, stay functioning and keep from going out of business are asking themselves if they can require their employees to get Covid-19 inoculation. The short answer is: YES.  However, as with most things related to employment law, […]