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Feds File Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Predominately Caucasian Long Island Town For Encouraging Developers To Award Housing To Residents
Posted on 30 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The United States Department of Justice has commenced an action against the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island for violating the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3601 et seq., [ enhanced version available to subscribers ]. In its complaint... Read More

The (Not-So) Hidden Risks of RIDEA Investment Structures
Posted on 24 Jun 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Many Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have embraced the REIT Investment Diversification and Empowerment Act (RIDEA) structure for their senior housing asset investments. Non-REIT institutional investors sometimes employ similar structures; however... Read More