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Why did HUD issue its proposed final rules concerning "disparate impact" and the Fair Housing Act now? Answer: the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

I wanted to briefly report on the new proposed HUD rules that provide that if a housing practice has a "discriminatory effect," HUD (or a private


Foreclosure defense limits clarified
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

Trial judges in New Jersey are doing a much better job of late reducing the foreclosure back log in part by aggressively disposing of baseless


HICPA and unjust enrichment - part II
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

My colleague, Julie Goldstein, recently wrote an excellent entry about the Pennsylvania Superior Court finding that a contractor may recover payments


Standing to commence foreclosure
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

For mortgage loans that have been bundled into mortgaged backed securities and other collateralized debt obligations ("collectively, "CDO's"), the


Saved by an act of god and a technicality
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

On January 28, 2013, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in City of Reading v. Zeiber, No. 995 C.D. 2012 (Cmwlth. Ct., Jan. 28, 2012), reversed an


Justices appear skeptical of takings claim
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral argument a property owner's claim that the denial of a permit to develop his land constituted an


Absent egregious official conduct, no violation of applicant's due process
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Absent official conduct that is so egregious as to "shock the conscience," municipal action with respect to zoning and land use matters, even when


Recent Pennsylvania decisions solidifying the difficulty of succeeding on a procedural challenge of a zoning ordinance
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Two recent Pennsylvania cases confirm that bringing a procedural challenge to a zoning ordinance will be difficult, absent bringing such a challenge


New Jersey Courts continue to support unsuspecting mortgage lenders
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Mortgage priority lawsuits continue to attract the attention of the New Jersey courts. In that context, the theory of equitable subrogation continues


U.S. Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Florida floating homeowner
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2013

On January 15th, after years of legal wrangling, a Florida man's case was resolved by the United States Supreme Court. In October, 2006, Hurricane