When first tuesday asked readers in 2018 whether import trade barriers such as tariffs drive up...Read More
Author: Benjamin J. Smith
Is a commercial landlord liable for a breach of lease when they no longer have any interest in the property?
Gietzen v. Covenant RE Management, Inc. Facts: A commercial tenant leases space in a multi-unit...Read More
Is a landlord subject to a local rental ordinance acting in good faith when the landlord chooses to evict a tenant to occupy their unit when a functionally vacant unit is available?
Reynolds v. Lau Facts: A landlord purchases a multi-unit property subject to a local rent control...Read More
May a landlord evict a rent-controlled tenant so a family member can occupy their unit when it is questionable the eviction has been conducted in good faith?
DeLisi v. Lam Facts: A landlord purchases a multi-unit property subject to a local rent control...Read More
May a homeowner stop foreclosure proceedings resulting from a default caused by the owner’s participation in a forbearance agreement?
Moore v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Facts: A homeowner who is unable to afford their monthly mortgage...Read More
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