Law360 took a close look at adjudicated eviction cases in Phoenix and found that the largest Wall Street landlords are filing at a rate that surpasses the average in one of the nation's most populous counties and cities.
Attorneys in New York City who specialize in land-use matters have praised Mayor Eric Adams' administration for a suite of proposals announced Thursday to spur housing development, while cautioning that parts of the wide-ranging plan will likely face pushback.
Months away from New York City imposing its decarbonization law, JLL research director Andrew Lim estimates the changes will affect 50,000 buildings across the city whose owners will need to update their structures and systems or face steep fines as the city races to an ambitious 80% emissions reduction goal.
A Georgia jury found two men guilty on Friday of conspiring to defraud the government by promoting a scheme that sold $1.3 billion in fraudulent tax deductions in connection with conservation easements, accord... (more story)
A New York state judge on Friday pounded the bench as he expressed frustration with arguments made by Donald Trump's attorneys over what claims, if any, he can rule on ahead of trial in the massive fraud case ... (more story)
A developer that once led a $3 billion project in Tampa and another surrounding Amazon's second headquarters near Washington, D.C., has bought 22 acres in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, with plans to redevelo... (more story)
The IRS' admission of wrongdoing for covering up backdated evidence in a high-profile conservation easement case in Georgia could motivate the agency to revamp its oversight of the charitable tax deduction, wh... (more story)
A judge has warned the participants in a dispute over a group of Michigan wineries' ability to operate free of local zoning constraints not to share details of settlement discussions with anyone other than him... (more story)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Thursday launching an initiative to help stabilize and expand the state's property insurance market as providers have pulled back due to climate-related disasters.
A Louisiana federal judge denied two companies' attempt to escape claims for state Groundwater Act damages by hundreds of property owners who allege their now-closed pipe valve manufacturing facility in Rapide... (more story)
The agencies that manage military housing at Fort Belvoir in Virginia have urged a federal judge to reject a request for class action certification and to dismiss some of the claims in a suit that accuses the ... (more story)
A California federal judge again threw out a rental property owner's bid for lost income from the COVID-19 pandemic, finding the company's amended complaint contained deficiencies preventing it from properly e... (more story)
A private equity firm and a related entity should not be liable for a $13.6 million judgment over an affordable housing tax exemption scheme perpetrated by a company they allegedly controlled, a New York state... (more story)
An Illinois appellate panel on Friday rejected Airbnb's bid to arbitrate a lawsuit over injuries suffered by a man at a house booked through the short-term rental platform by his friend, saying an "absurd cons... (more story)
A suit from a putative class of ex-homeowners who say their foreclosed properties were sold without compensation was revived after a Michigan appellate panel said a recent ruling from the Michigan Supreme Cour... (more story)
As federal lawmakers lurch toward next week's government funding deadline, insurance experts say a long shutdown could throw the U.S. housing market into disarray, and critically restrict the National Flood In... (more story)
Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York say the Chapter 11 trustee handling the Connecticut bankruptcy of Ho Wan Kwok has discovered evidence that the debtor's associates and operatives are ta... (more story)
A citizens group alleges that Weyerhaeuser Co. is violating the Clean Water Act by illegally discharging oil, grease and other pollutants from a southeast Washington lumber mill that "foul the water" in a near... (more story)
Brookfield Properties, advised by Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP, has agreed with the city of Concord, California, guided by Burke Williams & Sorensen LLP, to plan a mixed-use project on the 5,000-acre site of a f... (more story)
Health groups, scientists, a labor union, small businesses and environmentalists are urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to strike down a nearly 40-year-old precedent that allows judges to defer to federal agenc... (more story)