Building Community-Controlled Affordable Housing Through Cooperation

Join us on March 24th to honor HDFC co-ops.

Join us at our virtual gala on March 24th to honor the strength of the HDFC community, and recognize the groups that have sustained co-ops and supported New Yorkers through the pandemic.
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News & Updates

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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, March 1, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Benefits for HDFCs and Shareholders

Online

As a shareholder living in an HDFC cooperative what benefits are available? What are eligibility requirements? A discussion on benefits and eligibility, also how to apply.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Boiler to Roof: Repair or Replace Heating Systems

Online

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…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Benefits for HDFCs and Shareholders

Online

As a shareholder living in an HDFC cooperative what benefits are available? What are eligibility requirements? A discussion on benefits and eligibility, also how to apply.

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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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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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