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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…
An overview and discussion on HDFC vital signs. What makes a healthy co-op? What are the aspects and metrics to look at in making sure your co-op is organizationally…
This session will cover the best election practices for your HDFC. We will talk about how to have smooth, non-controversial elections, the importance of having a proper meeting notice,…
Get tips on how board and shareholders can work together to make cost-effective decisions about your building’s energy.
The goal of this class is to identify ways to fix an HDFC’s stress, no matter what the root causes.
A discussion and overview on the co-op governing legal docs, and steps and best practices during elections.
An overview and discussion on cooperative governing documents, as well as election procedure and practices
This is a sample of the proprietary lease of of an HDFC cooperative. Proprietary leases are part of your cooperative’s governing documents.
A special meeting allows shareholders to remove the current board of directors and elect a new board.
Learn the signs of a healthy, well-functioning HDFC
Sample house rules contain information about quiet hours, garbage disposal, repairs, and more.
This is a sample of the by-laws of of an HDFC cooperative. By-laws are part of your cooperative’s governing documents. Different HDFCs have different by-laws, depending on their year of conversion, amendments, and more.
The management contract outlines duties, responsibilities, and payments of the management company. This is a sample agreement created by UHAB.
This is a sample HDFC co-op repair policy created by UHAB. Your own building may have different procedures in place.
Self-managed HDFCs may find this agreement useful to clarify duties, compensation, and more.
The “Getting to Yes” conflict resolution method can help you solve interpersonal problems in your building.
Help residents get interested and involved in running their building.
Clear, timely, effective, and democratic meetings are key to a healthy cooperative.
Learn the rights and responsibilities of an HDFC shareholder, plus what makes living in an HDFC so special.
Involve residents and strengthen your board by delegating tasks.
Have a manager, or thinking of hiring one? Learn how to make the most of your manager, including hiring and contracting.
Improve regular board meetings, learn the duties and powers of the board of directors, and make a cooperative policy checklist.
Operating a cooperative takes organization and cooperation. This resource is a guide to some of the basic functions fo a co-op.