• Features

    Analyzing the New Tenant Protections

    Mark Hakim

    On June 14, 2019, New York lawmakers approved, and Governor Cuomo signed, the “Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019.” The Act contains a series of laws affecting all rentals within the State of New York, making permanent New York’s rent regulation laws, which proponents say will ensure that New York’s tenants are protected. However, as with any legislation, especially one that seems to have been enacted hastily, there are unintended and possibly quite adverse long-term consequences.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Landlord & Tenant

    40-Year Lease Invalid

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  • Columns & Departments

    Real Property Law

    Cancellation of Satisfaction Denied
    Questions About Meeting of Minds
    Statute of Limitations Bars Foreclosure Action
    Merger Doctrine
    Unjust Enrichment
    Mortgage Acceleration Revoked
    Deed Valid When Not Intended As Security for Mortgage Debt
    Specific Performance Denied for Failure to Show Ability to Close

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  • Columns & Departments

    Eminent Domain Law

    Award of Contingent Attorney’s Fees

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  • Columns & Departments

    Development

    Laches Bars Action to Enjoin Construction
    Community Garden Not Inalienable Parkland

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