The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it distributed $25 million to seven public housing agencies under a program that aims to place federal Section 8 recipients with children in higher-income and well-resourced neighborhoods.
A real estate deal or project involving contaminated land can end up far messier than it needs to be, especially if the developer’s legal team isn’t aware of how their work can go wrong. Here are a few of the biggest pitfalls to look out for when advising clients on such a project.
The residents of a Louisiana apartment development set to be turned into Section 8 housing sought an early win in a suit arguing the government didn't follow its own rule-making process when approving the conversion.
Law360 reporters are providing live coverage from the courthouse as former President Donald Trump goes on trial in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case. Follow along here.
Munger Tolles & Olson LLP mourned the passing of the firm's co-founder Charlie Munger on Tuesday, saying in a statement that he will be remembered for "his wisdom, teaching and the values that he shared with u... (more story)
Bond Collective, an upscale boutique coworking space provider with locations in California, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas, filed petitions this week for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York's Easter... (more story)
Jurors tasked with determining whether former Chicago Alderman Ed Burke abused his considerable power heard on Tuesday the first secret recordings made by a key government cooperator, in which Burke urges the ... (more story)
New York City proposed Monday to exempt casinos from most zoning regulations if they survive a community review process and obtain a state gaming license.
Hundreds of provisionally licensed retailers whose applications were held up in litigation and five New York medical cannabis companies will be able to move forward with opening recreational marijuana stores a... (more story)
A Liberty Mutual insurer is trying to derail a University of Washington lawsuit seeking coverage of hundreds of millions of dollars in pandemic-driven losses and expenses, saying the university is relying on r... (more story)
Two insurers told a New Jersey federal court that they do not owe any defense coverage to a New Jersey homebuilder in an underlying suit alleging defective construction, claiming the company isn't a named or a... (more story)
New York's financial services regulator announced Tuesday that First American Title Insurance Co. will pay $1 million for allegedly violating state cybersecurity regulations by failing to implement access cont... (more story)
A Virginia company that renovates and rents out homes has accused its lender of recording liens on three of its properties despite having no legal interest in them, forcing the company into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Three North Carolina homeowners urged the state's Supreme Court to revive their claims that a city targeted Black-owned properties for demolition, in violation of the state constitution, arguing that they didn... (more story)
The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of an insurer accused of wrongfully denying coverage for an underlying class action by a North Carolina real estate firm, finding Tuesday that the de... (more story)
Actor Sofia Vergara is facing a contract breach suit brought in California state court by a construction company alleging she and her business partner, both of whom run a trust that owns a $26 million Beverly ... (more story)
The CEO of Bausch + Lomb is said to be the buyer of a $35.3 million home near Miami, JVM Realty has reportedly purchased a luxury apartment building near Chicago for a price rumored to exceed $30 million and H... (more story)
A real estate brokerage operator will pay $3 million to end a suit in California federal court alleging it misclassified agents as independent contractors and cheated them out of overtime after a federal judge... (more story)
Recent significant modifications to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ EB-5 at-risk requirement are causing uncertainty for several reasons, but investors who consider certain key aspects of prospectiv... (more story)
Railroad giant Norfolk Southern urged a Pennsylvania federal court Tuesday to toss a lawsuit alleging its trains block traffic at a grade crossing, claiming that the U.S. solicitor general had argued in a simi... (more story)