Co-op conflicts


The Press takes an in-depth look at conflicts, conspiracies and allegations of corrutpion at housing co-ops - including the oldest co-op in the city, the Amalgamated, and the first Mitchell-Lama co-op, Park Reservoir. 

Hidden deal brings co-op battle to a boil

Mention a secretive organization, and groups like the CIA, NSA or DIA often come to mind. But New York has its own collection of tight-lipped groups - the elected boards of directors of some of the city’s limited-equity co-ops.

Leaked emails reveal co-op conspiracies

Email exchanges obtained by The Press indicate that a co-op board president’s supposed campaign for transparency and fairness may not be exactly what it was cracked up to be.