Category Law

Nightmare on Board Street

By Randall A. Pentiuk & Brittny Harris, Esq. It was a quiet, peaceful community, until residents of a housing cooperative insisted on keeping a pet.  Many housing coops do not allow pets in their units, and advised the members that they could not keep their dog, even though the member had a note from their […]

Urgent National Update for Cooperatives

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. Unless Congress miraculously acts in a bi-partisan manner, the federal government will be forced to have automatic 8.4% across the board spending cuts beginning January 1, 2013. All government assisted cooperatives should start to plan for the likely event that these cuts become a reality. What HUD will do and […]

Tips To Help Prevent Misappropriation of Cooperative Monies Addendum.

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. To supplement the excellent article by Randall Pentiuk in the April 2011 MAHC Messenger on the above subject, it should also be borne in mind that the backup protection, in the event that the advice provided by Attorney Pentiuk does not work, bearing in mind, no systems are full proof, […]

HUD Update

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. HUD Update, March 13, 2012 HUD Funding: The Congressional “Super Committee” was tasked with coming up with $1.5 trillion in debt savings over a ten year period.  Their failure to do so, has forced agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  to implement mandatory budget cuts […]