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Pending Housing Bill Would Allow “By Right” Housing In Commercial Zoning Districts

Published: Sep 09, 2022
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If approved by Governor Newsom, Assembly Bill (AB) 2011 would provide for "by right" streamlined ministerial (i.e., no CEQA) approval of qualifying mixed-income and affordable housing projects along commercial corridors in commercial zoning districts. This new law would be a game-changer for multi-family housing developers providing on-site affordable housing. The new law...

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10 Tips To Improve Construction Site Project Communications

Published: Aug 24, 2022
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In the iconic scene from the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, the role played by character actor Strother Martin famously complains to the character played by Paul Newman: "What we've got here, is failure to communicate." Just like the consequences faced by Newman's character for that failure, the consequences of a...

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The Ongoing Effects Of COVID-19 In Landlord-Tenant Law

Published: Aug 18, 2022
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New York's Courts Uphold the Letter of New York City's Guaranty Law Holland & Knight Retail and Commercial Development and Leasing Blog New York City enacted Administrative Code Section 22-1005, known as the "Guaranty Law" prohibiting enforcement of personal guaranties and supporting commercial leases, in May 2020. The law applies...

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