How do we create a condo board if there is only a maintenance company run by the builder?

Asked 10 months ago - New York, NY

We would like to create an entity that can hold the maintenance responsible for timely repairs and cleaning.

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  1. Steven Warren Smollens

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    Answered . Dear NY Condo Owner:

    A New York Condominium cannot exist without a Board of Managers. The Board is required by the law that enables the creation of the condominium and is mandated by the section of law in the Condominium Act in relation to the required By Laws:

    http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/nycode/RPP/9-B/339-v

    You could reach out to the New York State Attorney General, Real Estate Finance Bureau:

    http://www.ag.ny.gov/real-estate-finance-bureau...

    Good luck.

    The answer provided to you is in the nature of general information. The general proposition being that you should... more
  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . There must be a Board. I suggest you hire a coop and condo lawyer.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more

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