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.