Thursday, January 30, 2014

Advanced Topics in Condominium and Cooperative Law

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS:
Dennis H. Greenstein, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Steven D. Sladkus, Esq., Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
Ira S. Goldenberg, Esq., Goldenberg & Selker, LLP


2:25 p.m.                 
Welcoming Remarks and Business Meeting
Dennis H. Greenstein and Steven D. Sladkus, Co-Chairs


2:30 - 3:20 p.m.      
Fundamentals of Inclusionary Housing in New York City
•  Inclusionary zoning basics
•  Technical requirements and calculations of zoning bonuses
•  The process of filing an inclusionary housing application
•  Determining the initial and resale prices of Inclusionary co-op and condo units
•  Advance planning considerations for inclusionary homeownership
•  Cross subsidization issues in mixed-income cooperatives and condominiums
•  The blending of inclusionary housing with 421-a affordable housing

Speaker:                  
Alvin Schein,Esq.
Seiden & Schein, P.C.


3:20 - 3:30 p.m.      Coffee break


3:30 - 4:20 p.m.      
Dealing with Sublets of Cooperative and Condominium Units as Bed and Breakfasts
•  Violation of proprietary lease and condominium by-laws
•  Violation of applicable laws
•  Possible effect on 421a tax exemption benefits
•  Quality of life issues

Co-op and Condo Case Law Update
4:20 - 5:10 p.m.      Ethics- Discussion with Audience Participation of Various Situations Relating to Cooperative and Condominium Matters

Speaker:              
Anne Reynolds Copps, Esq.
Law Office of Anne Reynolds Copps, Albany, NY

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Under New York’s MCLE rule, this program has been approved for a total of up to 3.0 credit hours, consisting of 2.0 credit hours in areas of professional practice and 1.0 credit hour in ethics for experienced attorneys only. This program will not qualify for newly admitted attorneys because it is not a basic practical skills program.

Discounts and Scholarships: New York State Bar Association members and non-members may apply for a 
discount or scholarship to attend this program, based on financial hardship. This discount applies to the educational portion of the program only. Under that policy, any member of our Association or non-member who has a genuine basis of his/her hardship, if approved, can receive a discount or
scholarship, depending on the circumstances. Request for discounts or scholarships must be received by January 15, 2014. For more details, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, New York 12207 or tbardwell@nysba.org.

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