Monthly Archives: May 2012

The War Against Bed Bugs

CDC Recommends Turning Up the Heat Rich Wasvary For years, the hospitality industry has been fighting a chemical war against bed bugs. Now, with the growing menace of pesticide-resistant bed bugs and increasing documentation of human injury from harsh chemicals, the question to consider is, “Are we using the right tactics?” Is a chemical war […]

Living with a Difficult Neighbor?

Lisa Iannucci It’s not necessarily to the degree of the Hatfields vs. the McCoys, the famous mountain clan involved in a decades-long blood feud, but living side-by-side in a co-op or a condo can, needless to say, get pretty heated on occasion. Can’t We All Just Get Along?  While most cooperative and condominiums will, at […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Alteration Agreements

Rosie Powers No one likes it when a neighbor has an ongoing renovation project that lasts for months on end, especially when the renovations may cause damage to your own apartment. Luckily, most buildings have a mechanism in place to fix this: the alteration agreement. Starting the Process When shareholders approach the prospect of a […]