Question: Is a tax deed buyer responsible for HOA fees prior to the tax deed sale if those fees are not recorded as a lien against the tax deed property? J.I. (via e-mail)
“If your friends ask you what’s happening with that High-Speed Rail, you can tell them construction has started.” That’s what the Northern California Regional Director for the California High-Speed Rail Authority told us the other week during an annual CEQA Conference in San Francisco. So I am pleased to report, friends, that at long last, work has begun.
On December 9, 2014, Ontario’s Auditor General released her 2014 Annual Report, sharply criticizing Ontario’s Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP or P3) program and suggesting a return to using the traditional method of delivering public infrastructure to achieve savings in taxpayer money.
December is upon us and the holidays are here. Accordingly, what can (and should) my apartment management office do (or not do) with respect to holiday displays and decorations.
As the busy holiday tourist season approaches in British Columbia, visitors looking for alternatives to expensive hotel accommodations are increasingly seeking out “space-sharing” services such as Airbnb, Homeaway and VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner).
City of Los Angeles Delays Issuance of Demolition Permits for Most Structures More Than 45 Years Old
Starting in January 2015, the City will not issue demolition permits for structures more than 45 years old until the applicant has conspicuously posted a demolition notice on the property, sent letters to abutting neighbors and notified the applicable City Council District Office at least 30 days in advance of demolition.
One Small Step for FHFA, One Giant Step for Affordable Housing and Community Reinvestment Across the Country
In what may be one of the longest tests of perseverance and intestinal fortitude in the history of legislative advocacy for affordable housing, supporters of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) finally saw their proposal come to fruition late last week.
Emerging Trends in Project Delivery: Design-Build-Maintain Contracting for Surface Transportation Projects
In the modern U.S. history of public-private partnerships, the prevailing project delivery models have been the toll concession and the availability payment contract.
Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans v. Vandergriff, 2014 WL 3558001 (5th Cir.) involved the rejection of Plaintiff’s specialty license plate design application (which includes the Confederate Battle Flag) submitted to Defendants, the Chair and Motor Vehicle Board of Texas.
So, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the beleaguered government sponsored agencies, which were seized by the US government during the financial crisis, recently announced programs to back loans to low and moderate income borrowers who would only be required to put down three percent, a two percent reduction in what Fannie and Freddie have required.