Archives For: NY
Since a 2016 state law was enacted to help reduce the zombie property epidemic across New York, there are 311 fewer abandoned properties on Staten Island.
13 Dec 2022
An update of state and federal actions for COVID-19 related moratoriums, including California, DC, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia.
7 Sep 2021
FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in New York and New Jersey affected by remnants of Hurricane Ida that took place May 17-21, 2021.
5 Sep 2021
The Hill published an article outlining a Supreme Court decision temporarily blocking part of an eviction moratorium put in place by New York state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 Aug 2021
FOX News published a report providing the latest on thunderstorm activity that spawned at least two tornadoes in Texas.
25 Apr 2021
NY A6519 was introduced in the The New York State Senate. The bill would prohibit the use of plywood, wood composite, wood veneer or similar wood-based products to secure any real property that is deemed vacant and abandoned.
19 Mar 2021
DS News published an article discussing a recent New York Court of Appeals decision that provided clear rules around the statute of limitations for foreclosure actions within the state. The article features commentary from McCalla Raymer Leibert Managing Partner Rich Haber.
18 Feb 2021
NY S1579 would obligate mortgage foreclosure plaintiffs to maintain properties that are vacant or become vacant after commencement of the action, or abandoned by a mortgagor but occupied by a tenant, until transfer of ownership.
13 Jan 2021
Newsweek published a report detailing severe winter storm activity that affected several regions across the U.S.
25 Dec 2020
The Weather Channel published a report outlining winter storm activity that produced record snowfall in the Northeast U.S.
17 Dec 2020