A consortium of almost 80 housing, consumer, health and other advocacy groups is urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to update to the latest energy codes, hoping the regulator will piggyback on other agencies' decisions to secure a climate win that would impact more than two-thirds of U.S. mortgages.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's pending designation of PFAS as a hazardous substance under environmental cleanup laws would be a historic move, but it has left brownfield developers and attorneys reeling with questions about how it affects their projects — both in the past and in the future.
Jay H. Shidler, a Hawaiian real estate investor who guaranteed nearly $200 million in loans for the purchase of three multifamily properties in California and Washington state, asked a California federal judge to rule that a provision of the deal contracts was not breached and that he is not liable for the loans.
Interest rates are not likely to tick back down anytime soon and as more commercial real estate loans come due, that will mean a certain continued amount of stress across various sectors.
A Florida real estate broker and member of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club took the stand Tuesday in New York state court to defend the former president's valuation of the property, saying it was worth more tha... (more story)
Ares Management Corp., led by Kirkland & Ellis LLP, said Tuesday it raised $3.3 billion to acquire interest in existing private real estate funds and portfolios, responding to investor demand in the secondaries market.
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. says it plans to appeal the New York Stock Exchange's decision to delist the company's stock, as the real estate investment trust faces looming debt and concerns over its ab... (more story)
A group of Chicago residents asked an Illinois federal judge Monday for her initial blessing of their $12.25 million settlement with a developer and several contractors that allegedly covered a neighborhood in... (more story)
Environmental groups have asked a Washington, D.C., federal judge to block two Clean Water Act permits issued by Florida officials for residential and commercial developments, saying these projects underscore ... (more story)
An American businessperson and his investment firms are hoping to escape paying a $3 million tab tied to an ill-fated casino venture in a lawsuit leveled by the government of Laos to enforce two international ... (more story)
A Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday said she will approve Sunlight Financial Holding's prepackaged Chapter 11 sale plan just over a month after the solar power financing company filed for bankruptcy.
An attorney for two Seattle groups suing over the city's approval of a downtown waterfront high-rise told Washington state appellate judges on Tuesday that the developer's position was "totally nonsensical," a... (more story)
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago has awarded 44 Illinois and Wisconsin housing projects more than $33 million in affordable housing grants that will go toward buying, rehabbing, and building more than 1,9... (more story)
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts declined Tuesday to pause construction of the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline, allowing work to continue on the natural gas pipeline while Virginia landowne... (more story)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed an ordinance intended to bolster residential construction locally, after California officials laid out an ultimatum requiring the Golden Gate City to ta... (more story)
Class members opposing a proposed settlement between 43 Michigan counties and homeowners who seek the profits the counties made selling their tax-foreclosed homes are now saying several class representatives h... (more story)
An AIG unit reached a settlement resolving a Texas landlord's claims it wrongfully denied coverage for property damage from a June 2020 hailstorm, ending the plaintiff's bid to recover nearly $318,000 from the insurer.
A Texas paralegal facing fines for not showing up at a hearing over litigation generated by a patent licensing outfit she ostensibly owns has told the Federal Circuit that disclosure requirements from Delaware... (more story)
The city of Atlanta and a group of non-city residents filed opposing briefs with the Eleventh Circuit this week on the issue of standing in a case that hinges on the ability to collect signatures to force a re... (more story)
Two conservation groups in Utah claim the state's transportation department conducted a flawed environmental review for its pitch to build a record-setting gondola that would carry skiers and snowboarders from... (more story)