Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report

Inside: organizing HDFC shareholders for housing justice, building tenant power, and more

Register for the CNYC Housing Conference

UHAB and the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums invite you to join us at the 41st Annual CNYC Housing Conference. 

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, 9/20

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Healthier, Safer HDFCs

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Join us as we discuss tips/best practices for maintaining a financially and physically healthy and sound cooperative.

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Wednesday, 9/22

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Lost Stock Certificates

Online

Your stock certificate is a unique and important legal document. Learn what to do if your stock certificate is lost or destroyed.

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Thursday, 9/23

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Planning For Energy Efficiency Projects

Online

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

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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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