Authored by Marvin Kirsner The value of federal low income housing tax credits are included in the value of a project in order to determine whether a secured creditor’s claim is fully secured, held the Bankruptcy Appeals Panel for the 6th Circuit. This is the case even thought the credits have been specially allocated to … Continue Reading
Well-trained and educated City planners, urged on by elected officials increasingly more sensitive to neighborhood issues, wield their regulatory swords to make sure that developers deliver well-planned and attractive projects - on paper. And, wow - is there a lot of paper! … Continue Reading
On March 15, 2012, the Attorney General signed a final rule extending the date for compliance with the ADA’s new accessibility to swimming pool requirements (e.g., pool lifts) sixty days to May 21, 2012. Shortly thereafter, the Department issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to make the extension a total of 180 days which would … Continue Reading
Authored by Reggie L. Bouthillier, Kenneth Metcalf*, Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, and Todd Sumner The 2012 Florida Legislative Session focused on the redistricting process and passage of the State budget. Despite these challenging priorities, the Legislature passed several bills addressing energy policy, environmental regulation and growth management which are intended to benefit businesses and industries in Florida. … Continue Reading
This year Florida adopted SB 2156 creating Section 252.363, Florida Statutes (2011), which extends and tolls certain time-frames associated with specified permits and development orders within the geographic area of a governor's state of emergency declaration.
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