Category: Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Incident Response Planning
March 26, 2020 Incident Response Planning

Editor’s Note: During this crisis, The Cooperator family of publications will be passing along information, tips, and FAQs submitted by our network of industry professionals, including attorneys, managers, and other subject matter experts. …

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Emergency Preparedness Emergency Management
Emergency Management

Planning for a rainy day is pretty easy. Have an extra umbrella handy or a waterproof coat, and you’re probably fine. Planning for the rainiest day ever, on the other hand, is significantly more daunting. Especially if during that day there…

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Emergency Preparedness Vulnerable Residents
March 20, 2020 Vulnerable Residents

Multifamily residential buildings provide both privacy and community. Privacy, because a recluse in New York City can have almost anything delivered to his door and thus never have to leave the sanctuary of his apartment; and community, bec…

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Emergency Preparedness Coronavirus & COVID-19
Coronavirus & COVID-19

As cases of the new coronavirus increase here in the US, the crisis has led to a number of questions from condominium boards to the effect of:  What should we do to protect the condominium and its members? What is our responsibility for the…

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Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparation
2016 December Emergency Preparation

Some days it rains, some days it pours —and some days, there’s a category 4 hurricane. And while the latter is relatively rare, it can be a true disaster, and any condominium, co-op or homeowner’s association worth its salt should be prepar…

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Emergency Preparedness Storm Maintenance and Cleanup
2015 December Storm Maintenance and Cleanup

Florida is well known for sunshine, amusement parks, vacations, and a retirement destination. But there's another side to the Florida lifestyle that's not so popular, and that's the extreme weather that comes with hurricane season.  Sporadi…

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Emergency Preparedness Building Safety for Everyone
2015 December Building Safety for Everyone

Florida, the retirement capital of the world, is home to more than 4.8 million seniors age 60 and older. Approximately one in four suffers some type of physical impairment. When you factor in a climate prone to tropical storms, hurricanes, …

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Emergency Preparedness Securing Your Building Exteriors
2015 November Securing Your Building Exteriors

Exteriors of buildings aren’t always smooth brick walls. There are all sorts of indentations and protrusions, from terraces to stonework to cornices. There are also items that are not part of the building, but are affixed to it, like scaffo…

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