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Supreme Court decides disparate treatment case under Fair Housing Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held on June 25, 2015, in a 5-4 decision, that disparate impact claims are cognizable


“Take that and rewind it.”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

Imagine: you are a lender that has loaned substantial sums of money to an individual, secured by real property owned by the borrower. After the


IRS issues guidance on impact of Hurricane Sandy on low-income housing tax credit projects
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

On November 5, 2012 the IRS issued Notice 2012-6, which provides early guidance on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on low-income housing tax credit projects in the areas that have been hardest hit


Rating agencies reviewing certain housing and healthcare bond issues with an eye toward potential ratings downgrades
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

Over the past several months, Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) and Standard & Poor's Rating Services (S&P) have been reviewing certain single family housing, multifamily housing and health care revenue bonds issues to determine if rating downgrades are appropriate in light of the prolonged period of historically low investment rates on trustee-held funds


Even the “cleverly insidious” lender cannot prevent its borrower from filing bankruptcy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Put your lender's hat on. Wouldn't it be great if you could prevent your borrower from filing bankruptcy in the first place? Unfortunately for


美国参议院财政委员会一致通过外国人 房地产投资税收法(FIRPTA) 的改革议案
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

美国参议院财政委员会于2015年2月11日批准了一项对 外国人房地产投资税收法FIRPTA带来巨大变 化的议案该议案通过若干方式鼓励在美国的不动产投 资但提高了外国人房地产投资的代扣代缴税同时 变更了与房地产投资信托REITs和受监管投资公司 RICs


Housing finance reform in focus; FSOC considering changes to designation process
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Last week, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced that reforming the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs


Financial Services Committee continues housing focus; FSOC adopts changes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

As mentioned previously, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) plans to make reforming the housing finance market


Sixth Circuit weighs in on antitrust class action standards in real estate case
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Last week, the Sixth Circuit issued its opinion affirming summary judgment for the defendants in Hyland v. Home Services of America, Inc., a class


US EPA expands enforcement guidance to protect more “bona fide” tenants under CERCLA
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On December 5, 2012, US EPA issued revised guidance under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) that