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Founded May 1982 by Carol J. Ott, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, HABITAT magazine is an independent publication with paid circulation targeting decision-makers at the 8000+ residential co-ops, condos, and homeowner associations in the New York City greater metropolitan area. (Source: New York State Attorney General’s office)

HABITAT is an independent publication as unique as New York. Our mission is to bring information and human-interest stories to champion awareness, education and empowerment among board directors.

A UNIQUE HYBRID of special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication, HABITAT mixes vivid storytelling and service articles to cover issues of co-op / condo living and management concerns from the perspectives of board directors and property managers.

HABITAT is part of our readers’ lives. The most highly respected publication in the community, HABITAT makes a credo of journalistic integrity, and through it provides credibility and influence in the market. HABITAT tells it like it is, fostering reader involvement, loyalty, trust and commitment.

HABITAT concentrates on the PEOPLE. Written by our experienced staff of editors and writers, every issue delivers news, features and departments on topics of interest to board directors and management and real-estate professionals.

HABITAT provides credible, objective, substantial coverage ­– readable, informative, human-interest stories to illustrate and educate our readers on how people effectively govern and manage their associations and successfully contend with the complex issues of co-op / condo living.

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