In a previous post we discussed Gale v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Gloucester (pdf) and the “difficult and infelicitous” language of the first two sentences of M.G.L. c. 40A, § 6 governing nonconforming uses and structures.
The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today released a much-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to improve the safe rail transportation of flammable liquids, including petroleum crude oil and ethanol.
Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Review D.C. Circuit Decision Hampering Amtrak’s On-Time Performance
On June 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the government’s Writ of Certiorari to review the decision of the D.C. Circuit that many believe may be hampering Amtrak’s leverage with freight railroads and its on-time performance.
The unique specialties for construction contractors in Virginia can be a difficult structure to navigate. Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) has just closed its comment period on potential modifications to the definitions of classifications and specialties for construction contractors in Virginia.
Question: In your latest review of the new laws impacting community associations, you mentioned SB 356 and the change to the oversight of vacation rentals.
HUD recently released guidance on relocation requirements for Rental Assistance Demonstration (“RAD”) conversions of public housing and moderate rehabilitation projects.
Californians who have owned their properties for years understand the benefits of Proposition 13: their property taxes are based upon the property’s purchase price (with only small allowable annual increases), as opposed to the property’s current value.
While median home prices are clearly beginning to find some traction, having risen 6.6% from the first quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2014 (and just 12% of the national 2006 peak), national wages and income have remained stagnant.