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Understanding Single-Room Occupancy Laws – Part II

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman Part II Certificate of No Harassment The obtainment of a certificate of no harassment is the gateway into turning a highly regulated, alteration-prohibited building into a free-market class A multiple dwelling. It should be noted that even after a certificate is granted, any current tenants retain their rent-regulated  Full Article…

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Understanding Single-Room Occupancy Laws – Part II

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman Part II Certificate of No Harassment The obtainment of a certificate of no harassment is the gateway into turning a highly regulated, alteration-prohibited building into a free-market class A multiple dwelling. It should be noted that even after a certificate is granted, any current tenants retain their rent-regulated  Full Article…

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Amendments to UCC Law and How it Affects Major Lender’s in Cooperative Lending

By: Rosemary Liuzzo Important amendments to the New York Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) were enacted as of December 17, 2014. The amendments specifically amended Articles 1, 7 and 9. As attorneys for major lenders we are particularly concerned with amendments made to Article 9 §9-503 (a)(4), “Sufficiency of debtor’s name.” The new law, which is  Full Article…

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Adam Leitman Bailey Predicts Decreased Prices and Bubble Bursting More Than Two Years Before Real Estate Crash, BP Vance Real Estate News

Adam Leitman Bailey Predicts Decreased Prices and Bubble Bursting More Than Two Years Before Real Estate Crash By: Adam Leitman Bailey September 1st, 2006 Understanding our local real estate market is vital to making current or future housing plans. New York City home prices have slowly been falling. Developers’ betting on the condominium market has  Full Article…

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Q & A: Adding ‘Partners’ to Co-op Shares, The New York Times, Speakers: Jay Romano

By Adam Leitman Bailey May 12th, 2010 Q.  What rights does being registered as “domestic partners” in New York City convey in regard to real estate? I moved into my partner’s co-op five years ago, but the board refuses to add my name to the shares and proprietary lease. A.  Adam Leitman Bailey, a Manhattan  Full Article…

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Adverse Possession Changes Make Results Less Certain, New York Law Journal

By Adam Leitman Bailey and John Desiderio February 11th, 2009 On July 8, 2008, Governor Paterson signed into law S.7915-C, which amended New York’s adverse possession law, and two centuries of New York adverse possession doctrine came to an end. The new law is intended to prevent an absentee landowner from losing title to his  Full Article…

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