Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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BREAKING: Reps. Maloney, Omar Introduce the Affordable Housing Preservation Act

UHAB is proud to support the Affordable Housing Preservation Act.

Join us on May 26th to hear from Keynote Speaker Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard

Calling all cooperators: Join UHAB, the NYC Network of Worker Co-ops, and the Cooperative Economic Alliance for a special workshop series.

Our Community

UHAB works with rent-stabilized tenants and low-income cooperative homeowners. By empowering residents to create, manage, and defend their own homes, we position New Yorkers as their own best solution to our housing crisis.
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Upcoming Events

Monday, May 17, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Introduction to Property Management

Online

This class is an overview of different aspects of managing a co-op, from the ownership structure of co-ops to physical upkeep to housing court policy. This class is useful…

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Planning For Energy Projects

Online

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

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Overview and Summary of HDFC Cooperative Legal Docs

Online

Your co-op documents are your most important tools for running your building. Come discuss the purpose of the Bylaws, Proprietary Lease, Certificate of Incorporation and Regulatory Agreement and how…

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Our Work

Explore resources for tenants and HDFC residents.

We believe housing works best when residents are in charge. Our work is to support tenants and cooperative homeowners at every stage of resident controlled affordable housing.

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Get Involved

Learn about how you can work with UHAB!

From tenant organizing in your neighborhood to learning about the history of affordable co-ops, we have flexible opportunities to get involved.

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About Us

Over 45 years of community through cooperation.

We believe housing works best when residents are in charge. Our work is to support tenants and cooperative homeowners at every stage of resident controlled affordable housing.

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Explore resources for HDFC co-ops

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How does a cooperative operate?

Operating a cooperative takes organization and cooperation. This resource is a guide to some of the basic functions fo a co-op.

Who Owns the Apartment? Dealing With Spouses, Roommates, and Children

Your co-op’s legal documents allow you to pass on ownership of your unit to a spouse, child, or non-relative.

Shareholder Rights, Responsibilities, and Advantages

Learn the rights and responsibilities of an HDFC shareholder, plus what makes living in an HDFC so special.

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