A Reliable And Tenacious Team You Can Trust

Attorneys Dedicated To The Complex Practice Of Cooperative Housing Law

With more than a century of combined experience in representing housing cooperatives, the attorneys of Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C., have established themselves as a premier housing cooperative law firm.

Our cooperative housing legal team has dedicated itself to building the firm’s national reputation for excellence in the legal counsel, representation and training of our cooperative clients. We represent cooperative housing clients throughout the Midwest from our offices in Wyandotte and Chicago. We also offer consulting services for many other housing cooperatives throughout the United States.

How Our Law Firm Can Assist Your Housing Cooperative

At Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C., our attorneys provide counsel on all aspects of cooperative housing law, including:

  • Handling corporate governance, including open meeting laws, amendments to governing documents, annual and special meetings, parliamentary procedure, board member selection, management agent selection, leadership transitions and board training
  • Drafting rules and policies, including for hot-button issues like medical and recreational marijuana
  • Defending against civil rights complaints alleging violations of nondiscrimination and fair housing laws
  • Navigating tax matters, including state and local tax appeals
  • Representing co-ops in disputes such as board member disputes, equity disputes, derivative actions, member/shareholder disputes, member/neighborhood disputes and other types of litigation
  • Addressing financing matters such as mortgage refinances, landlord/tenant nonpayments, collection matters and bankruptcy
  • Maintaining compliance with regulations such as fair housing, civil rights, HUD and state housing laws
  • Advising on contract issues, including negotiating and drafting contracts such as requests for proposals, construction contracts, professional services contracts and third-party vendor contracts
  • Strategizing insurance and risk management to implement appropriate measures tailored to each housing development
  • Providing oversight for construction projects and housing management
  • Advocating for legislation that is favorable for housing cooperatives

Our dedication, hard work and determination has built a foundation of trust and established long-term relationships with our cooperative housing clients and their boards of directors. It is our dedication, hard work and determination that has allowed us to provide our cooperative clients with results-driven legal representation.

Lawyers With An In-Depth Understanding Of Cooperative Housing Law

We are members, trainers, and proud supporters of the Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives and the National Association of Housing Cooperatives. We are frequent contributors of articles, blogs and training materials for both of these organizations. Our deep understanding of the day-to-day, operational and complex needs that housing cooperatives face enables us to provide the highest level of legal services.

Discuss Your Legal Matter with an Experienced Attorney

Learn how we can assist with your situation. Call our Wyandotte office at 773-435-9064 or our Chicago office at 773-435-9064. Alternatively, you may contact us online.