March 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
17
Mar
OSHA Requests Information for Use of Powered Industrial Trucks in Maritime, Construction and General Industry Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Mar
HUD to Accept MTW First Round Applications for Larger PHAs Ballard Spahr LLP
14
Mar
Virginia General Assembly Reverses Virginia Supreme Court on Requirement that Leases of more than Five Years be in the form of a Deed - Statute of Conveyances Amended in Response to Game Place Decision Polsinelli PC
13
Mar
CDP Applicant May Not Challenge Local Agency’s CEQA Decision on Coastal Development Permit While CDP Appeal to Coastal Commission Is Pending Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
13
Mar
Recommended Review of Estate Plan Due to Tax Law Changes Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
13
Mar
Three Strategies to Develop Renewable Energy Projects on Potentially Contaminated Lands Schiff Hardin LLP
13
Mar
Pennsylvania Court Rules that State Owns Minerals under Turnpike Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
11
Mar
All You Need to Know About Qualified Opportunity Zones. For Now. Ward and Smith, P.A.
11
Mar
Wisconsin's Proposed Senate Bill Can Have Far-Reaching Implications for Wisconsin Municipalities Creating Tax Incremental Financing Districts von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
8
Mar
Recent Utah Decision Enforces the Importance of Eminent Domain Provisions In Commercial Leases von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
8
Mar
CFPB Releases Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
8
Mar
Navigating the Waters of Opportunity Zone Funds Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
7
Mar
Landlord’s Rights: Enforcement Options in Insolvency Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Mar
Conover v. Patriot Land Transfer: RESPA’s Statute of Limitations and Equitable Tolling Clash Again Foley & Lardner LLP
5
Mar
Void But Valid: Good-Faith Purchaser for Value Keeps Title Despite Procedural Defects in Foreclosure Sale Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
4
Mar
CFPB Issues Report On Servicemember First-Time Homebuyer Mortgage Loans Ballard Spahr LLP
3
Mar
RAD for PRACs Notice Released for Public Feedback Ballard Spahr LLP
2
Mar
IRS to Publish Final Utility Allowance Regulations for LIHTC Properties Ballard Spahr LLP
1
Mar
Breaking: Mass. SJC Holds That Real Estate Statute of Repose Bars Tort Claims Arising From Asbestos Exposure After Six Years Pierce Atwood LLP
28
Feb
Obama Presidential Center Decision Reinforces Bar for Citizen Suit Standing Schiff Hardin LLP

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