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Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Smith v. Wakefield, LP 27 February 2019 06:12 am

    The Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the circuit court affirming the judgment of the district court in favor of Landlord on Landlord’s suit against Tenant seeking to recover unpaid rent that it claimed Tenant owed from 2008, holding that actions for…

  • Park Properties Associates v. United States 19 February 2019 08:31 am

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers the project-based Section 8 housing program using Housing Assistance Payments renewal contracts. The landlords own publicly-assisted housing in Yonkers and allege that the government…

  • Seeberger v. Davenport Civil Rights Commission 15 February 2019 06:42 am

    The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court vacating an award of fees incurred during agency proceedings under a fee-shifting provision in Division II of the Davenport Civil Rights Ordinance for a housing discrimination violation charged under…

Real Estate & Property Law
  • Bullock v. Fox 28 February 2019 10:17 am

    The Supreme Court assumed original jurisdiction over the issue presented in this case and held that the plain and ordinary meaning of “land acquisition” per Mont. Code Ann. 87-1-209(1) does not encompass conservation easement acquisition and that the…

  • State ex rel. W.Va. Department of Transportation, Division of Highways v. Honorable Susan B. Tucker 27 February 2019 11:57 am

    In this condemnation proceeding, the Supreme Court granted the writ of prohibition sought by the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways (DOH), holding that the circuit court exceeded its legitimate authority and committed clear error…

  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority v. Yum Yum Donut Shops 26 February 2019 02:12 pm

    MTA filed suit against Yum Yum in eminent domain to take one of Yum Yum’s donut shops that was in the path of a proposed rail line. The trial court determined that Yum Yum was not entitled to compensation for goodwill under Code of Civil Procedure section…