Loose lending standards for home mortgage loans worked so well for the economy in 2007 and 2008, why not do it all again? That seems to be what Pres. Obama is thinking by nominating Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) the principal regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
In December 2011, the Orange County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution authorizing the County to submit an application for $100 million in state funding to expand the James A. Musick Jail Facility to add over 500 beds.
While mediation and arbitration have been mandatory for most types of condo disputes for over 12 years, it seems that there are still plenty of condo cases finding their way into the courts.
In Latinos Unidos de Napa v. City of Napa (2013) 221 Cal.App.4th 192; 2013 Cal.App. LEXIS 893 (Latinos Unidos II), the Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, upheld the City of Napa’s (City) use of its 1998 Program EIR (prepared and certified for purposes of the City’s 2020 General Plan update) for the proposed 2009 Housing Element update, and related Land Use Element and zoning code amendments.
Jennifer Horn of Cohen Seglias is participating in the upcoming PBI construction seminar Primer on Mechanics’ Liens and Bond Claims - Everything you need to know about Pennsylvania Mechanics…
Question: Our neighborhood does not have a homeowners’ association, but we do have a voluntary neighborhood civic association.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is forecasting that the U.S. transportation infrastructure construction market will grow by 5 percent from $129 billion in 2013 to $135 billion in 2014.
In a tectonic shift in government policy, the Department of Defense will now permit the use of both the Green Building Initiatives’ Green Globes and U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for third party green building certification.
The controversy over the unfair and anachronistic business rates system is constantly in the main stream press at the moment and today saw the BBC report on the expected announcement of a freeze to rates rises to be announced by the Chancellor in the Autumn Statement.
Metcalf Construction Company and the Navy argued their positions today in the appeal of Metcalf’s $27-million claim on its contract to design and build military housing in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.