An Oregon city urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Ninth Circuit ruling that its ban on camping in public spaces violated homeless residents' Eighth Amendment rights, arguing that the court's ruling impermissibly immunizes some conduct from all punishment.
Diversified Healthcare Trust, which doubted its ability to survive mounting debt issues last year, no longer faces an existential threat due to proceeds it netted from a $941 million senior secured notes offering, an executive of the real estate investment trust said.
Property manager and redeveloper Centerspace LP has settled a putative class action accusing the company of violating state law by waiting nearly eight months to notify the more than 8,000 victims of a November 2021 data breach.
Investor lawsuits are piling up in federal court against New York Community Bank after it reported $252 million in fourth quarter losses following its acquisitions of Flagstar Bank in 2022 and a Signature Bank... (more story)
A Washington appellate court has upheld a document-recording surcharge implemented statewide in 2021, the proceeds of which fund housing and homelessness initiatives, overriding a trade group's arguments that ... (more story)
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has rolled out a plan to spend $401 million over the next five years to improve the city's downtown as it suffers from rising office vacancies and braces for two professio... (more story)
For the second year in a row, New York City's life sciences industry faced an uphill battle in making gains at the end of 2023 due to the increased federal interest rate, the looming possibility of an economic... (more story)
A bill that would clear a path for the Washington, D.C., city government to build a new stadium for the NFL's Commanders on the site of the team's former stadium was passed by the full House on Wednesday and s... (more story)
An electric subcontractor locked in a dispute with a construction company over delayed building of an Amazon warehouse in southern Georgia asked a Peach State federal court to penalize its opponent for "blatan... (more story)
An Atlanta property owner has accused the city, its property review board, and its police in Georgia federal court of going forward with the illegal demolition of the owner's property without proper notification.
Arizona's attorney general on Wednesday filed an antitrust suit in state court against RealPage and several landlords over an alleged conspiracy to illegally raise rents for hundreds of thousands of renters by... (more story)
A Florida bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a $43.5 million settlement between Deutsche Bank AG and liquidators for a group of Caribbean-based companies to resolve claims against the bank for its alleged ... (more story)
A New York federal judge again dismissed a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act suit filed by owners of timeshare interests in a nonprofit affiliated with The Manhattan Club hotel, ruling that th... (more story)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission have backed consumers battling mortgage servicer Ocwen over the legality of so-called convenience fees, urging the Eleventh Circuit to affi... (more story)
Several real estate brokerages pushed to exit a putative antitrust class action in Michigan federal court accusing them and the National Association of Realtors of conspiring to inflate commission fees for buy... (more story)
A committee of homeowners who signed agreements with MV Realty told a Florida bankruptcy judge on Tuesday that the company filed for Chapter 11 as a maneuver to dodge a series of state actions seeking to void ... (more story)
A Pennsylvania insurance agency accused of concealing that a Pittsburgh Airbnb property was subject to numerous lawsuits over a mass shooting has claimed that the property owner never revealed the problems whe... (more story)
A suspicious white powder spilled out of an envelope addressed to the judge who ruled against Donald Trump in his New York civil fraud case, prompting emergency personnel to flood the courthouse at 60 Centre S... (more story)
The Mohawk Nation says it has numerous outstanding issues regarding a proposed settlement with the state of New York over 2,000 acres of land stemming from a 1796 treaty, arguing that its concerns have yet to ... (more story)
A Washington appellate panel said Monday that the CARES Act eviction notice only applies to tenants who are late on rent, not when landlords want to quickly oust violent tenants, in an opinion that differs fro... (more story)