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My family wants to construct an in-law apartment for my aging mother, but our town's zoning bylaws have not been updated to reflect New Hampshire's new law allowing accessory dwelling units.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On June 7, 2017, the NYC City Planning Commission approved the establishment of the East Midtown Subdistrict, which extends from 39th Street to 57th Street between Fifth Avenue and the east side of Third Avenue.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Most commercial leases place the onus of complying with ADA regulations squarely on the tenant.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The City of Los Angeles continues to move toward the adoption of an ordinance that establishes an Affordable Housing Linkage Fee (Ordinance)
BakerHostetler
The expired tax incentive program known as "421-a" has been re-established under new legislation with the recent passage of New York state's 2018 budget plan.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 ("FCPA") and related changes to the Ontario Business Corporations Act ("OBCA") received Royal Assent on December 10, 2015 and came into force December 10, 2016.
Miles & Stockbridge
Last week the Trump Administration issued its FY2018 federal budget, which begins October 1.
Carlton Fields
Real Property & Title Insurance
Tarter Krinsky & Drogan LLP
In New York City, construction of some sort is always moving forward and, as such, worksite injuries and fatalities unfortunately will occur.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
In an uncertain economy, commercial landlords understandably look for ways to protect themselves from financial exposure. One approach is the inclusion of gross-up provisions in leases.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Even with a reduced lineup of only two commissioners — the Republican Acting Chair and one Democratic Commissioner — the FTC filed an administrative complaint this week against the...
Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently ruled that "a joint tenancy with an express right of survivorship can be severed by the unilateral actions of one of the co-tenants."
Carlton Fields
Real Property Update
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
In January of 2017, the GAO released a report highlighting the risk of espionage, cyber-attack, and money laundering that could arise when high-security federal tenants lease space in buildings...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Construction is a risky business. During construction, claims for personal injury, property damage and economic losses are foreseeable and must be managed.
Ward & Smith
Conservation easements may be a great example of "doing well by doing good." They help conserve fish and wildlife, clean water, natural habitats, historic properties, farmland, and timberland.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a victory for owners of facilities covered by the ADA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a property owner's right to seek contribution from third parties who fail to perform...
Holland & Knight
On May 10, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that would permit previously unapproved dwelling units that had been created without a city permit.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
One generally does not think of municipalities, who are often sued under the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), as being plaintiffs in actions under that statute.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
While both relatively simple concepts, allowances and contingencies are often confused with one another. Conflating the two can lead to pitfalls. An easy way to remind oneself of the difference is: allowances are for known unknowns, and contingencies are for unknown unknowns.
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Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
One generally does not think of municipalities, who are often sued under the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), as being plaintiffs in actions under that statute.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
In January of 2017, the GAO released a report highlighting the risk of espionage, cyber-attack, and money laundering that could arise when high-security federal tenants lease space in buildings...
Holland & Knight
On May 10, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that would permit previously unapproved dwelling units that had been created without a city permit.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
When building and furnishing a memory care facility, it is important to understand the impact of colors and furnishings on people with Alzheimer's disease.
Parker Poe
Getting charged extra for a late payment is standard protocol in lending practices.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Even with a reduced lineup of only two commissioners — the Republican Acting Chair and one Democratic Commissioner — the FTC filed an administrative complaint this week against the...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a victory for owners of facilities covered by the ADA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a property owner's right to seek contribution from third parties who fail to perform...
Newmeyer & Dillion
Commercial contractors have long faced their own unique business risks - labor and material shortages, delay claims, bonding issues, and defects in workmanship.
Reed Smith
On May 31, 2017, acting through interagency guidance, the federal bank regulatory agencies (the "Agencies") highlighted two approaches for addressing a perceived scarcity of licensed...
McDermott Will & Emery
This week, the Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint against the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board (LREAB). This complaint is the FTC's first against a state licensing board...
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