New York Law Journal: Realty Law Digest

February 2017

Scott Mollen analyzed the following cases in his weekly Realty Law Digest column in the New York Law Journal (subscription required):

  • February 28, 2017 'Klyczek v. Shannon', a civil rights case dealing with discrimination and the definition of "single-family house" under the Fair Housing Act.

  • February 21, 2017 'WDF v. The Trustees of Columbia Univ.', where the court held that "no damage for delay" clauses are generally enforceable, while also discussing the exceptions to this rule.

  • February 14, 2017 'Matter of Peralta v. N.Y. State Division of Housing and Community Renewal', where a deputy commissioner's determination was held to be an abuse of discretion, and 'Hildred Temple v. Hudson View Owners', where the court dismissed disabled plaintiffs' complaint alleging entitlement to two parking spaces.

  • February 7, 2017 'Schroder & Strom v. Vazouras', where the court found that the mere filing and settling of tax assessment claims was not the practice of law, and 'Rios v. Rosado', where tenants were granted disclosure beyond the four-year look back period in a nonpayment suit.