Question: The Florida statute for homeowners’ associations was amended in 2013 to state that after fifty-one percent of the homes are sold in the community, the developer has to put a homeowner on the HOA board.
On November 6, the City Commission of Key West, Florida unanimously adopted Ordinance 13-19 establishing LEED Certified level certification or Florida Green Building Coalition Bronze level certification as a prerequisite to all residential construction.
I got a Fair Housing Act (FHA) case dismissed last week and it raised a question that I thought merited a blog post. Specifically, what is the time limit to bring a claim under the FHA?
The New York State Thruway Authority has received federal approval of a 35-year low interest loan for the $4.8 billion Tappan Zee bridge replacement project through the federal government’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (“TIFIA”).
In the past, resolving contract disputes between sophisticated parties meant spending years litigating in the court system, including having to go through extensive discovery, motion practice, and trial, and then an appeal.
1.Being Too Casual About Jobsite Safety: Even the most Responsible Developer knows that the odds are high that their company will experience a jobsite injury.
On Remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Affirms Ruling That Temporary Flooding Resulted in Compensable Taking
As you may recall, last December we reported on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States, in which the Supreme Court held that government-induced flooding of limited duration may be compensable.
Earlier in the year, I made an April Fool’s Day joke on Twitter about the Supreme Court granting an appeal in a construction dispute. Apparently, the joke was on me…because the Supreme Court did take an appeal in a construction dispute!
Question: We have a small condominium association (20 units), and our documents require three directors. There is basically no one who wants to be on the board.
Among the most interesting exhibitors at the recent Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia may have been the Asphalt Pavement Alliance challenging what we thought we knew about urban heat island effect with new research from Arizona State University.