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Feds Sue Major NYC Developers To Remedy Pattern/Practice Of Inaccessible Design And Construction Of Apartment Buildings
Posted on 27 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The United States has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in federal court alleging that Related Companies, Inc. (“Related”), a major real estate developer based in New York City, has engaged in a pattern and practice of developing rental... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – September 18th, 2012 Update
Posted on 18 Sep 2012 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners... Read More

Vetstein Law Group: Apartment “Amenity Use Fee” Ruled Unlawful In Class Action Against Archstone Properties
Posted on 16 Feb 2012 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Federal Judge Rules $475 Apartment Amenity Use Fee Violates Massachusetts Security Deposit Law Some large apartment owners, such as Archstone Properties, have been charging tenants a separate "amenity use fee"... Read More

Fannie Mae Updates Multifamily Selling and Servicing Guide
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Troutman Sanders

Fannie Mae has released Multifamily Mortgage Business Guide Update 14-02 announcing changes to the Multifamily Selling and Servicing Guide. The Guide changes affect primarily mortgage loans with either mezzanine financing or preferred equity, and properties... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – July 31st, 2012 Update
Posted on 31 Jul 2012 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – August 6th, 2012 Update
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners... Read More

Vetstein Law Group: SJC To Consider Rental Apartment Occupancy Limits In Holy Cross Case
Posted on 26 Dec 2012 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Does Lodging House Law Apply to Student Apartments? The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has agreed to hear the Worcester College Hill case [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] which may significantly... Read More