COOPSERVATIONS

COOPSERVATIONS is NAHC’s newest resource. Our blog focuses on topics most relevant to professionals in the co-op industry. Cooperative housing governance, development, financial issues and more are up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going.

NAHC’s 58th Conference Lights the Way for Cooperative Members

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | NAHC Annual Conference

A wicked witch, Snow White, Raggedy Ann, a gorilla, an assortment of M&Ms and a slew of other characters kicked off the 58th annual conference of the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) during a Halloween-style opening reception in Phoenix, Ariz. Nearly 400 people representing 80 cooperatives, including 77 first-time attendees, learned more about cooperatives. […]

Sticky Details of Sensitive Employee Terminations Require Boards to be Diligent

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Cooperative Housing Governance

As all cooperative boards are challenged with the potential of having a contested termination of a member’s membership and occupancy, there is nothing more challenging than a cooperative having to litigate a contested termination action against one of its employees who is also a member of record. It can be quite common in a cooperative […]

Government Relations is a Member Benefit that Garners Many Cooperative Achievements

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

Housing Cooperative Victories Over the years NAHC has had many successful victories legislatively and in the courts. As mentioned in the Report from Washington, a disaster relief bill for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide eligibility for housing cooperatives and condominiums was enacted into law on October 5, 2018. The following are some of […]

First New York City Cooperative Installs Solar Panels

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

In December, an affordable 60-unit cooperative known as128 West 138th Street (the Co-op) became the first in the city to install solar panels under a program designed to bring renewable energy to buildings in upper Manhattan neighborhoods. As a part of the Solar Uptown Now (SUN) campaign led by WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE […]

Cooperative Developers among Fund Recipients

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced the distribution of $160,000,000 in funds to 221 community development financial institutions. Among the awardees are Capital Impact Partners (an affiliate of NCB), New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and Chicago Community Loan Fund.

COOPSERVATIONS

COOPSERVATIONS is NAHC’s newest resource. Our blog focuses on topics most relevant to professionals in the co-op industry. Cooperative housing governance, development, financial issues and more are up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going.

NAHC’s 58th Conference Lights the Way for Cooperative Members

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | NAHC Annual Conference

A wicked witch, Snow White, Raggedy Ann, a gorilla, an assortment of M&Ms and a slew of other characters kicked off the 58th annual conference of the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) during a Halloween-style opening reception in Phoenix, Ariz. Nearly 400 people representing 80 cooperatives, including 77 first-time attendees, learned more about cooperatives. […]

Sticky Details of Sensitive Employee Terminations Require Boards to be Diligent

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Cooperative Housing Governance

As all cooperative boards are challenged with the potential of having a contested termination of a member’s membership and occupancy, there is nothing more challenging than a cooperative having to litigate a contested termination action against one of its employees who is also a member of record. It can be quite common in a cooperative […]

Government Relations is a Member Benefit that Garners Many Cooperative Achievements

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

Housing Cooperative Victories Over the years NAHC has had many successful victories legislatively and in the courts. As mentioned in the Report from Washington, a disaster relief bill for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide eligibility for housing cooperatives and condominiums was enacted into law on October 5, 2018. The following are some of […]

First New York City Cooperative Installs Solar Panels

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

In December, an affordable 60-unit cooperative known as128 West 138th Street (the Co-op) became the first in the city to install solar panels under a program designed to bring renewable energy to buildings in upper Manhattan neighborhoods. As a part of the Solar Uptown Now (SUN) campaign led by WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE […]

Cooperative Developers among Fund Recipients

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced the distribution of $160,000,000 in funds to 221 community development financial institutions. Among the awardees are Capital Impact Partners (an affiliate of NCB), New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and Chicago Community Loan Fund.