NY Bias Bill May Create Legal Quagmire For Co-Op Boards

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A bill before the New York City Council aimed at protecting co-op tenants from discrimination could expose the co-op community to a wealth of unexpected legal woes, experts say, with tough paperwork requirements and strict timelines that could trip up even the most well-meaning co-ops.

The bill, which has come in and out of discussion at the City Council over the last couple of years, was back on the calendar of the Housing and Buildings Committee on Tuesday for a hearing that drew a large group...
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