Description & History
UHAB provides support for New York City Tenant Associations and Co-ops UHAB offers a wide array of technical assistance, management training classes, and emergency support programs tailored to meet the needs of New York's 1600 low-income co-ops over the long term. Almost every day of the week, during working hours and in the evening, UHAB?s experienced staff runs training classes and seminars on all aspects of self-help housing, as well as other issues. Class topics include: Building Your Tenant Association, Managing Maintenance and Repair Needs, Becoming a Co-Op, Drug Elimination, Leadership Development, Computers for Beginners.
Through site visits, telephone contact and meetings UHAB?s staff stays in touch with residents even after their buildings have become resident-owned co-ops. Our staff helps them cope with crises and provides additional training and assistance with challenges such as tax problems and loan packaging and computer training to various co-ops, as well as work on putting more of its materials on-line.