Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

News & Updates

View All →

Save 30% on Heating Oil with UHAB Fuel

UHAB Fuel customers spent 30% less than those buying market-rate oil in 2019! Sign up today to save.

Andrew Reicher is Inducted into the Co-op Hall of Fame

Congratulations to our executive director on induction into the Co-op Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to co-ops!

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.
Co-op Services & Support →
Tenant Organizing & Policy →

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 25, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

HDFC Elections

Online

Join us to discuss best practices and tips on implementing a smooth, non-controversial election. We will cover the importance of having proper notice, annual election guidelines and governing tools…

Register

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Who Fixes What?

Online

In a co-op, ownership is both collective and individual at the same time. Join us as we give an overview on repair responsibilities as it pertains to individual shareholders…

Register

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Solar 101

Online

Join UHAB and Solar One to learn how solar power works and how your HDFC co-op can save money on electric bills.

Register

Our work would not be possible without the support of our donors.

Your donation helps residents across New York City secure safe, healthy housing.
Friends of UHAB →
Donate →
Our Impact →

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.

Learn More →

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.

Learn More →

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.

Learn More →

Explore resources for HDFC co-ops

View All →

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.

Sign up for our newsletter

We’ll keep you up to date on community-controlled housing across the city.

Stay in touch with us