A Washington, D.C., government task force has been working through the summer to propose ways the city can boost the number of Black homeowners by 20,000 over the next seven years, an ambitious effort that puts the U.S. capital at the forefront of the national debate over the feasibility and legality of explicitly race-conscious housing policies.
Few industries during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced as extreme a roller coaster ride as hotels and other hospitality businesses, and while pent-up consumer demand has spurred a strong rebound, unsettled global economics and politics have unleashed a host of new concerns.
Homeowners in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward and Brad Pitt's Make it Right Foundation proposed a $20.5 million settlement this week of a class action filed in Louisiana state court over troubled housing built in the neighborhood after Hurricane Katrina.
The newly passed CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 set aside over $52 billion to increase domestic semiconductor manufacturing, and its implementation is raising new questions for businesses, which are seeking cla... (more story)
The federal government filed suit in Indiana federal court seeking more than $1.9 million in reimbursement for cleanup costs of a Superfund site from the corporate successors of three separate companies that m... (more story)
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told a California federal court it was following Congress' intent to reform the EB-5 visa program when it told regional centers managing money from foreign investors s... (more story)
An Oregon-based bank asked a California federal judge to toss a class action by a group of investors who claim the bank aided and abetted a Ponzi scheme allegedly led by a now-deceased real estate investment m... (more story)
Led by DLA Piper LLP and King & Spalding LLP, Morguard North American Residential REIT purchased a $133 million apartment complex in Chicago from developer Crescent Heights, according to an announcement from M... (more story)
The U.S. government need not face an allegation that it trespassed on land belonging to the Ute Indian Tribe and exploited the natural resources there, a D.C. federal judge has ruled, finding that the Utah tri... (more story)
Two Louisiana businesses located near the eye of Hurricane Laura have sued their insurers in federal court, claiming that they violated state law by failing to fully and timely pay for damages from the Categor... (more story)
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia for a third time broke free from a lawsuit alleging a former priest sexually abused a teenage boy at the ex-pastor's Jersey Shore house decades ago, with a New Jersey state judg... (more story)
A Florida assisted living facility urged the Eleventh Circuit to uphold a $9.3 million jury award it won from a Liberty Mutual unit over damages sustained from Hurricane Irma in 2017, arguing Friday that the i... (more story)
Real estate company Centerspace LP has been hit with a proposed class action in Minnesota federal court claiming it waited too long to report a widespread data breach that allegedly impacted more than 8,000 cu... (more story)
An Arkansas judge awarded $5 million in damages to a medical supply company for bills left unpaid by Skyline Healthcare, a nursing home operator whose owner faces tax fraud charges in New Jersey.
An insurer filed suit against Mitchell Kossoff, the former New York City real estate attorney sentenced for stealing $14.6 million from clients, telling a New York federal court it need not defend him and othe... (more story)
Clean energy projects' access to existing and new energy tax credits is expected to go beyond the traditional tax equity financing with new ways to monetize the refunds under a sweeping new law that aims to ta... (more story)
An Illinois management company asked a federal court to force Third Coast Insurance Co. to renew its insurance policy for another year, claiming that the Accident Fund unit did not give any notice that it woul... (more story)
A New Mexico federal judge has tossed a case alleging the state exceeded its authority by requiring the cleanup of so-called forever chemicals at a U.S. Air Force base, saying the dispute belongs in state court.
The Third Circuit has affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a Texas man's suit against online travel agents such as TripAdvisor and credit card companies, which he claimed illegally profited from family-owned ... (more story)
Federal regulators failed to review climate change and other environmental impacts of approving a $1.5 billion rail line that would connect Utah and Colorado oil and gas resources to the national rail network,... (more story)