February 18, 2019

Real Estate, Transportation, Utilities and Construction Law News

Real Estate, both commercial and residential, is constantly evolving. The National Law Review covers the latest legal analysis in real estate and construction law across a variety of governmental levels—state and federal. Additionally, NLR covers updates related to transportation and other utilities and public works.

Public and private construction projects, financing, mortgages, tax cuts and incentives, foreclosures, and other topics are covered regularly and updated routinely on the site. Other areas covered includes litigation, mediation and arbitration which affects owners/contractors/subcontractors in the field, government agency news, and coverage of news/stories related to lenders, insurers, and sureties in the industry.

Public work issues are also covered frequently by the National Law Review. Infrastructure financing, topics including entitlements, development rights, property rights, the public-private partnership (P3), permitting, local ordinances, variances, and different legislation/restrictions in development. Coverage of development and property owner rights, cases involving homeowners associations, fees, pending litigation, and changes to local/state/federal ordinances and variances, are also available.

Additionally, the National Law Review covers regulations and legislation as it relates to mortgages and other real estate lending requirements; including, the requirements imposed on lenders under RESPA, and other news from the CFPB as it relates to home ownership and mortgage procedures, such as the Know Before You Owe Rule.

Articles related to highway safety, transportation news, and other utilities-topics, are also covered by the National Law Review. Coverage of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and changes to the organization are analyzed by NLR legal experts. The emerging technology of autonomous vehicles, developments in that technology and the emerging regulation around driverless cars are analyzed, and the impact of this game-changing technology is considered.

In the construction arena, reporting worker injuries on the job-site, and coverage of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws are extensively reported on by the attorney writers at the National Law Review. 

 

Date Title Organization
15
Feb
Brownfields Redevelopment Receives Boost Under the BUILD Act Ward and Smith, P.A.
15
Feb
CFPB Publishes 2019 Final Lists of Rural and Rural or Underserved Counties Ballard Spahr LLP
13
Feb
Chabad House for Towson University and Goucher College Files Lawsuit Alleging RLUIPA Violations Following State Court Order to Demolish Newly-Constructed Addition Robinson & Cole LLP
13
Feb
New Jersey Islamic Group’s Religious Discrimination Claims May Proceed, Rules Federal Court Robinson & Cole LLP
13
Feb
New Second Circuit Statute of Limitations Ruling A Benefit to Loan Originators, Brokers Bilzin Sumberg
12
Feb
Avoiding Disaster Due to Improper Licensing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
12
Feb
Is Your Rental a Business? IRS Proposed Revenue Procedure Providing Safe Harbor Election for Rental Real Estate Enterprises Davis Kuelthau
11
Feb
Construction Litigation Jurisdiction in Federal Court or State Court Stark & Stark
10
Feb
Municipalities Beware: Inverse Condemnation Exclusions May Affect Coverage Barnes & Thornburg LLP
9
Feb
New Jersey Division of Taxation Announces Conformity with Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
8
Feb
They Are Taking Our Common Area! Ward and Smith, P.A.
8
Feb
When Your Neighbor’s Tree Blots Out the Sun, Can You Force Them to Take It Down? Not In Massachusetts Pierce Atwood LLP
7
Feb
Excess Exemption QTIP Trust & How It Works PracticePanther
5
Feb
Important Considerations for Leasing Cannabis Related Facilities Stark & Stark
5
Feb
Can a Government Contractor Bring a False Claims Act Whistleblower Retaliation Claim? Zuckerman Law
4
Feb
CFPB Releases Mortgage Complaint Overview Ballard Spahr LLP
4
Feb
CFPB Issues Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Reference Chart Ballard Spahr LLP
4
Feb
CFPB Publishes Informal Guidance on the TRID Rule Ballard Spahr LLP
4
Feb
Opportunity Zones Observers Await Review of IRS Proposed Guidance Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1
Feb
7th Circuit Rules Church’s RLUIPA Claims Against Markham, Illinois Ripe for Review Robinson & Cole LLP

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