For an excellent resource on New York City's cooperative and condominium communities, see Habitat (www.habitatmag.com).
Magazine. Habitat is a magazine founded in 1982 by Carol J. Ott, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, and aimed at co-op boards, condominium associations, and related professionals such as attorneys and managing agents. The print magazine concentrates on the greater New York City metropolitan area while its website contains features for general-interest co-op/condo directors, residents, and buyers/sellers.
Governance, Operations and Finance. Their website serves as a business resource for co-ops and condos. In addition, it provides valuable information on board governance, building operations, legal and financial issues, and questions regarding new and old laws, accounting rules and auditing.
Buyer's Manual. In addition, Habitat provides a "Buyer's Manual" for condos and co-ops. You can contact them at:
150 West 30th Street, Suite 902
New York, NY 10001