Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

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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!

The Paycheck Protection Program and your HDFC

Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program to cover losses due to COVID-19.

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, April 12, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

We Gotta File for that? HDFC Filing Requirements

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An overview and explanation of the mandated yearly filing requirements that HDFC’s must adhere to. From green building laws to bedbug reporting to gas piping inspection, your HDFC must…

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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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