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On May 29, 2015, the Texas state legislature voted to send House Bill No. 1455 to Governor Abbott's desk, which he signed on June 17, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced that it is protecting the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Fox Rothschild LLP
At what point does a planning board or zoning board approval become "final and unappealable," enabling a developer to feel confident that a critical contingency in its purchase and sale agreement has been satisfied, ..
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If you are the owner of a commercial, industrial, retail, office or other property in Pennsylvania, then now is the time to review the tax assessment for your property against its current market value. This same review is also applicable to residential properties
Fox Rothschild LLP
In the last 10 years, we have seen a substantial reduction in the number of local and regional home builders.
Fox Rothschild LLP
House Bill No. 613 proposes to create what would be known as the "Tax Exemption and Mixed-Use Incentive Program Act," which would, among other things, authorize local taxing authorities
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released their rule for defining "Waters of the United States."
Foley & Lardner
The "West Edge" project in Kansas City, Missouri ran into trouble with cost overruns early.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Remember that the FHA does not permit the exclusion of people based on fear, speculation, or stereotype about a particular disability.
Duane Morris LLP
Two contractors concluded arbitration proceedings and the panel issued its award in February 2011.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Married couples have the additional advantage of being able to own property as tenants by the entirety in Florida and other select states.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
After years of debate and false starts, the Supreme Court has held that the Fair Housing Act permits disparate impact claims.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The Construction Industry Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) have long been referenced in American Institute of Architects (AIA) and other construction agreements and are commonly used in the arbitration of construction disputes.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that disparate impact claims are available under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).
Fox Rothschild LLP
The PA House is considering a bill that would amend the PA Eminent Domain Code's relocation statute.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Orlando City Soccer will apparently purchase a necessary property to build its new soccer stadium rather than rely upon the City's power of eminent domain.
McGuireWoods LLP
The Supreme Court's decision approved the approach to the issue taken by the courts of appeals, which had uniformly endorsed the disparate impact theory.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2010, the City enacted an inclusionary housing ordinance that requires all new residential development projects of 20 or more units to sell at least 15 percent of the for-sale units at a price that is affordable...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Supreme Court of the United States released the following opinion this morning...
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Appraisal Practices Board (APB) of The Appraisal Foundation has announced the adoption of the first of three Valuation Advisories related to the valuation of green buildings.
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Texas gun laws are complex and the possible risk and impact on a business will differ.
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Subrogation is the principle under which an insurer that has paid a loss under an insurance policy is entitled to all of the rights and remedies belonging to the insured.
Reed Smith
On January 1, 2015, the final Basel III rules regarding regulatory capital for banks with greater than $500 million in assets and all savings and loan holding companies took effect.
Fox Rothschild LLP
California lawmakers recently introduced SCA 5, a new proposal of an old idea to create a "split-roll" property tax. The proposed constitutional amendment would remove Proposition 13's limits on property taxes for commercial and industrial properties.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Guess I need to add "disparate impact" to the list of topics that interest Fair Housing Defense blog readers.
Thompson Coburn LLP
There is a thriving niche in commercial real estate for what are commonly called "triple net leased properties."
McGuireWoods LLP
ILSA, a federal law passed in the late 1960s, regulates the lease or sale of subdivided land through the use of interstate commerce.
Posternak Blankstein & Lund
Just because the lender agreed to a loan being non-recourse does not mean that giving the mortgage lender the keys to the failed real estate project is the end of the story.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Local governments who take competitive sealed bids are not required to award the contract to any bidder.
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster PC
Careful attention should be given to the manner in which the income and gain from the property will be taxed in addition to the other aspects of ownership.
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