Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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Welcome to UHAB’s new website!

We’re so excited to share our new website. Be sure to check out these new features:

Heating season is here!

Create an energy plan for your building

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Clean Heat for Co-ops: Upgrading Your Heating System

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If you live in an oil burning building, you should consider what comes next for your heating system. This class is all about upgrading your heating system and considering…

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Advanced Co-op Accounting

Online

Join us to review accounting techniques for maintenance fees, rent adjustments, unit turn-overs, housing subsidy changes and more.

Monday, November 30, 2020

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Wills & Estates: When a Shareholder Dies What Happens to the Shares?

Online

Please join us as attorney Rachel Jaffe presents on Wills and Estates and what it means as a shareholder when you or a family member passes away. Questions that…

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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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