It’s been an eventful November for the Federal Government’s VOSB/SDVOSB programs. First, the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) issued a proposed rule outlining changes that would drastically change the manner in which eligibility requirements are analyzed (you can read about it here).
Over the last two years, I have been speaking locally and around the country about affordable housing.
Representative John Cortes has filed three separate bills which significantly impact community associations, and in particular, homeowners’ associations.
Summit Church, founded in 1991 in Elkins, West Virginia, is suing the Randolph County Development Authority for thwarting the Church’s plans to purchase property for its religious use.
Failure to Provide Notice of Related Suit and Exclusion for Insufficiency of Escrow Funds Preclude Coverage for Claim Against Insured Title and Escrow Company
An Oklahoma federal district court has held that an insurer properly denied coverage for a lawsuit because notice to the insurer of an earlier suit seeking temporary injunctive relief did not also qualify as notice of the later suit involving the same conduct and seeking damages.
Continuing a trend I have been reporting on this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed yet another complaint against the owner and manager of a 28 unit apartment community alleging familial status discrimination under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA).
Oregon Federal District Court Applies Recent Developments in Common Law Indemnity to Strict Product Liability Claims
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued Eclectic Investment, LLC v. Patterson, 357 Or 25, 346 P3d 468, modified, 357 Or 327 (2015).
The Regents of the University of California (the “Regents”) approved the commercial terms of the P3 agreement for the UC Merced 2020 Project (the “Project”) on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Regents meeting held in San Francisco, contingent on a not to exceed limit on financial proposals.
Two major cities on the front range recently enacted new regulations – and city taxes – for short-term rentals.
Last week, the House of Representatives voted to amend the Department of Transportation’s (“DOT”) definition of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBEs”) to include Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (“VOSBs”).