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!

Carrying and Occupancy Charge Obligations During COVID-19

by Matthew T. Nicols | April 27, 2020 | COVID-19

It is fair to say that by now, every single American and business across the country has felt the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus, commonly known as the “novel coronavirus.” On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Since then, the United States has been one of the […]

Healthy and Fun Ideas to Navigate Through COVID-19

by Alyssa Gunsorek | April 17, 2020 | Wellness

A vast majority of Governors have mandated shelter-in-place orders for their residents to ease the spread of COVID-19. While we are all adapting to our temporary “new normal” it is important to remember to take time for yourself to help reduce the stress and anxiety that a pandemic can cause. Social distancing can take a […]

It’s Awning Season! What Cooperative Boards Should Think About

by Alyssa Gunsorek | April 12, 2020 | Property Management

With the warmer weather upon us, some cooperatives may consider permitting its members to install awnings on their back patios. Cooperative boards must be mindful that the installation of awnings does come with drawbacks that must be resolved prior to any member installing an awning. If a board was desirous to permit its members to […]

Increase Member Participation at Your Cooperative

by Leon Yudkin Geoxavier | March 31, 2020 | Community

Cooperatives often times seek methods of increasing participation in their cooperatives. Acquiring and motivating board members and building a sense of community can go a long way into making a house a home. Paying Board Members “How much does it pay?” a cooperative member once asked me regarding serving on the board. “It doesn’t,” was […]

Workforce Housing Cooperatives: You Can Live Near Your Job

by David J. Thompson | March 31, 2020 | Cooperative News

Daily newspaper headlines beg for solutions for America’s affordable housing crisis. There are lots of valuable ideas, but few implementations that are scalable. For example, there’s much talk about the concept of “workforce housing” but very few concrete examples. Numerous definitions of “workforce housing” exist with the most prevalent being that it serves working people […]

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!

Carrying and Occupancy Charge Obligations During COVID-19

by Matthew T. Nicols | April 27, 2020 | COVID-19

It is fair to say that by now, every single American and business across the country has felt the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus, commonly known as the “novel coronavirus.” On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Since then, the United States has been one of the […]

Healthy and Fun Ideas to Navigate Through COVID-19

by Alyssa Gunsorek | April 17, 2020 | Wellness

A vast majority of Governors have mandated shelter-in-place orders for their residents to ease the spread of COVID-19. While we are all adapting to our temporary “new normal” it is important to remember to take time for yourself to help reduce the stress and anxiety that a pandemic can cause. Social distancing can take a […]

It’s Awning Season! What Cooperative Boards Should Think About

by Alyssa Gunsorek | April 12, 2020 | Property Management

With the warmer weather upon us, some cooperatives may consider permitting its members to install awnings on their back patios. Cooperative boards must be mindful that the installation of awnings does come with drawbacks that must be resolved prior to any member installing an awning. If a board was desirous to permit its members to […]

Increase Member Participation at Your Cooperative

by Leon Yudkin Geoxavier | March 31, 2020 | Community

Cooperatives often times seek methods of increasing participation in their cooperatives. Acquiring and motivating board members and building a sense of community can go a long way into making a house a home. Paying Board Members “How much does it pay?” a cooperative member once asked me regarding serving on the board. “It doesn’t,” was […]

Workforce Housing Cooperatives: You Can Live Near Your Job

by David J. Thompson | March 31, 2020 | Cooperative News

Daily newspaper headlines beg for solutions for America’s affordable housing crisis. There are lots of valuable ideas, but few implementations that are scalable. For example, there’s much talk about the concept of “workforce housing” but very few concrete examples. Numerous definitions of “workforce housing” exist with the most prevalent being that it serves working people […]