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Repealing Single-Family Zoning Is Not Enough: A Proposal For Removing Existing Parallel Private Covenants For Violating Public Policy, Gerald Korngold Jan 2024

Repealing Single-Family Zoning Is Not Enough: A Proposal For Removing Existing Parallel Private Covenants For Violating Public Policy, Gerald Korngold

Articles & Chapters

The United States is currently suffering a pervasive and unsettling shortage of housing and increased housing unaffordability. Rents are at an all-time high, which has a disproportionate impact on people of color and people earning lower incomes as they are more likely to rent rather than owns their homes. Moreover, people solidly in the middle class are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase residences within their budgets.

Critics have identified “single-family zoning”—allowing only one single-family home per lot--as a major cause of housing supply and affordability problems. In response, a handful of states and cities have recently passed legislation that …


Q&A: Bi-Coastal Blues, Lucas Ferrara Jul 2021

Q&A: Bi-Coastal Blues, Lucas Ferrara

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Power And Possibility In The Era Of Right To Counsel, Robust Rent Laws & Covid-19, Erica Braudy, Kim Hawkins Jan 2021

Power And Possibility In The Era Of Right To Counsel, Robust Rent Laws & Covid-19, Erica Braudy, Kim Hawkins

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New York City (NYC) finds itself in an unprecedented housing crisis as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic reveals with devastating force that safe, sustainable and affordable housing is both a human right and a public health necessity. The profound humanitarian and economic devastation of COVID-19 puts millions of New Yorkers at risk of eviction especially those within Black and Latinx communities. In addition, the pandemic hit just as the legal landscape for tenants was transformed through landmark legislation ensuring the Right to Counsel in eviction proceedings and sweeping reforms of New York's rent laws. The unparalleled COVID-19 pandemic, the influx of …


Boards In Information Governance, Faith Stevelman, Sarah C. Haan Oct 2020

Boards In Information Governance, Faith Stevelman, Sarah C. Haan

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We Must Avoid A Repeat Of The Battle Between Upper West Siders And Homeless New Yorkers, Adam Herbst Aug 2020

We Must Avoid A Repeat Of The Battle Between Upper West Siders And Homeless New Yorkers, Adam Herbst

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This post originally appeared in https://www.gothamgazette.com/opinion/9700-homeless-new-yorkers-upper-west-side-supportive-housing?fbclid=IwAR0HFnh3PKjSUG36wtz91PdM-IjDyHMYxDZvcd02qpQQAZEg2CDNeQHOGOs


Critical Developments In Housing Policy - Symposium Comments, Kat Meyers, Cheryl Gonzales, Edward Josephson, Andrew Scherer Jan 2020

Critical Developments In Housing Policy - Symposium Comments, Kat Meyers, Cheryl Gonzales, Edward Josephson, Andrew Scherer

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Professor Scherer's talk starts on page 245


The Right To Counsel For Tenants Who Faced Eviction, Andrew Scherer Jan 2018

The Right To Counsel For Tenants Who Faced Eviction, Andrew Scherer

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Ancillary Agreements In Real Estate Transactions, Andrew R. Berman, Barry Hines, Everett Ward Jan 2017

Ancillary Agreements In Real Estate Transactions, Andrew R. Berman, Barry Hines, Everett Ward

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This article discusses certain ancillary but important documents in the context of two common real estate transactions: mortgage loan financings and acquisitions of income-producing real estate. In particular, the article analyzes current case law and drafting considerations relating to estoppel certificates, certified rent rolls and subordination, non-disturbance agreements (SNDAs). In addition, the article examines due diligence issues for the lender and buyer. Note: This article was co-authored with Barry Hines, Partner, Frost, Brown, Todd LLC and Everett Ward, Partner, Quarrels & Brady LLP and initially presented at the Spring Meeting of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).


New York City's "Universal Access" Legislation: One Giant Leap For The Civil Right To Counsel, Andrew Scherer Jan 2017

New York City's "Universal Access" Legislation: One Giant Leap For The Civil Right To Counsel, Andrew Scherer

Articles & Chapters

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Why A Right: The Right To Counsel And The Ecology Of Housing Justice, Andrew Scherer Jul 2016

Why A Right: The Right To Counsel And The Ecology Of Housing Justice, Andrew Scherer

Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law

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Expanding Access To Justice: Alternatives To Full Representation In New York State, Randal Jeffrey Jul 2016

Expanding Access To Justice: Alternatives To Full Representation In New York State, Randal Jeffrey

Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law

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The Fight For Justice In Housing Court: From The Bronx To A Right To Counsel For All New York City Tenants, Susanna Blankley Jul 2016

The Fight For Justice In Housing Court: From The Bronx To A Right To Counsel For All New York City Tenants, Susanna Blankley

Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law

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Commentary On Evan Mckenzie, The Relationship Between The Rise Of Private Communities And Increasing Socioeconomic Stratification, Gerald Korngold Jan 2016

Commentary On Evan Mckenzie, The Relationship Between The Rise Of Private Communities And Increasing Socioeconomic Stratification, Gerald Korngold

Articles & Chapters

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Private Regimes In The Public Sphere: Optimizing The Benefits Of Common Interest Communities, Gerald Korngold Jan 2015

Private Regimes In The Public Sphere: Optimizing The Benefits Of Common Interest Communities, Gerald Korngold

Articles & Chapters

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The Price Of Equal Justice: How Establishing A Right To Counsel For People Who Face Losing Their Homes Helps Tackle Economic Inequality, Andrew Scherer Jan 2015

The Price Of Equal Justice: How Establishing A Right To Counsel For People Who Face Losing Their Homes Helps Tackle Economic Inequality, Andrew Scherer

Articles & Chapters

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Brief Amicus Curiae For The National Black Law Students Association In Support Of Respondent, Texas Dep’T Of Housing And Community Affairs V. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (No. 13-1371), U.S. Supreme Court (January 2013) (With Deborah N. Archer & Erika L. Wood)., New York Law School Racial Justice Project Dec 2014

Brief Amicus Curiae For The National Black Law Students Association In Support Of Respondent, Texas Dep’T Of Housing And Community Affairs V. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (No. 13-1371), U.S. Supreme Court (January 2013) (With Deborah N. Archer & Erika L. Wood)., New York Law School Racial Justice Project

Racial Justice Project

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Marini V. Ireland: Protecting Low Income Renters By Judicial Shock Therapy, Richard H. Chused Jan 2013

Marini V. Ireland: Protecting Low Income Renters By Judicial Shock Therapy, Richard H. Chused

Articles & Chapters

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Cutting Municipal Services During Fiscal Crisis: Lessons From The Denial Of Services To Condominium And Homeowner Association Owners, Gerald Korngold Jan 2012

Cutting Municipal Services During Fiscal Crisis: Lessons From The Denial Of Services To Condominium And Homeowner Association Owners, Gerald Korngold

Articles & Chapters

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Looking Back And Looking Ahead As The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Turns Thirty-Five: The Role Of Public Disclosure Of Lending Data In A Time Of Financial Crisis, Richard D. Marsico Jan 2010

Looking Back And Looking Ahead As The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Turns Thirty-Five: The Role Of Public Disclosure Of Lending Data In A Time Of Financial Crisis, Richard D. Marsico

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This article examines the history of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and makes proposals for improving it to help prevent another economic crisis. Passed in 1975, HMDA requires most lenders to disclose information about their home mortgage loans, including the number of home mortgage applications it received; the purpose of each application; the type of loan; the decision on the application; the race, gender, and income of the loan applicant/borrower; the location of the loan and the median income and racial composition of the neighborhood; and the interest rate on the loan. HMDA was originally conceived of as a …


Racial Disparities In Subprime Home Mortgage Lending In New York City: Meaning And Implications, Richard D. Marsico, Jane Yoo Jan 2009

Racial Disparities In Subprime Home Mortgage Lending In New York City: Meaning And Implications, Richard D. Marsico, Jane Yoo

Articles & Chapters

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Toa Construction Co., Inc. V. Tsitsires, Jessica Tong Jan 2009

Toa Construction Co., Inc. V. Tsitsires, Jessica Tong

NYLS Law Review

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How Planyc Will Facilitate Brownfield Redevelopment, Mark Mcintyre Jan 2009

How Planyc Will Facilitate Brownfield Redevelopment, Mark Mcintyre

NYLS Law Review

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Overstaying Your Welcome: The Martin Act And Post-Effective-Date Tenants, Kristopher Ferranti Jan 2009

Overstaying Your Welcome: The Martin Act And Post-Effective-Date Tenants, Kristopher Ferranti

NYLS Law Review

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The Cra: A Welcome Anomaly In The Foreclosure Crisis, Warren W. Traiger Jan 2008

The Cra: A Welcome Anomaly In The Foreclosure Crisis, Warren W. Traiger

NYLS Law Review

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First Hudson Capital, Llc V. Seaborn, Kristopher Ferranti Jan 2008

First Hudson Capital, Llc V. Seaborn, Kristopher Ferranti

NYLS Law Review

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An Analysis Of The Implementation And Impact Of The 2004–2005 Amendments To The Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: Th E Continuing Importance Of The Cra Examination Process, Josh Silver, Richard Marsico Jan 2008

An Analysis Of The Implementation And Impact Of The 2004–2005 Amendments To The Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: Th E Continuing Importance Of The Cra Examination Process, Josh Silver, Richard Marsico

NYLS Law Review

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The Giuliani Years: Corporation Counsel 1994–1997, Paul A. Crotty Jan 2008

The Giuliani Years: Corporation Counsel 1994–1997, Paul A. Crotty

NYLS Law Review

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Urban Development And Unequal Access To Housing Finance Services, Gregory D. Squires Jan 2008

Urban Development And Unequal Access To Housing Finance Services, Gregory D. Squires

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Critical Mass: Restricting Advocates’ Rights Under The Community Reinvestment Act, Ruth S. Uselton Jan 2008

Critical Mass: Restricting Advocates’ Rights Under The Community Reinvestment Act, Ruth S. Uselton

NYLS Law Review

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The New York City Corporation Counsel: The Best Legal Job In America, Michael A. Cardozo Jan 2008

The New York City Corporation Counsel: The Best Legal Job In America, Michael A. Cardozo

NYLS Law Review

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