Tag Archives: Tenants

Oust Tenants, Convert to Condo

The Washington Post has a lengthy story on a loop-hole in a DC statute that limits the conversion of apartments to condos: if there are no tenants, you dont need their permission to convert. Heres a taste of the article:… … Continue reading

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Court Affirms Denial of Tenants’ Premises Liability Lawsuit Against California Landlord

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a California premises liability lawsuit discussing the element of causation and which evidence must be presented to survive a defense challenge for summary judgment. Ultimately, the court concluded … Continue reading

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Cambridge, Other Cities Exploring Giving Tenants Legal Right to Purchase Rental Properties

Property Owners Vehemently Opposed to “Right of First Refusal” Proposals Giving Tenants Up to 240 Days to Purchase Rental Properties For Sale In an effort to stem the affordable housing problem, cities like Cambridge and Somerville are exploring giving tenants … Continue reading

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Sales of Property and Status of Tenants in New York State

Our firm handles real estate transactions as well as landlord-tenant matters.  At certain times, these two areas of the law may intersect.  One situation which occurs frequently is when a multi-family house is sold by its owner, who may have one … Continue reading

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Disputes Over the Matrimonial Home Where Parties are Joint Tenants

An Ontario court recently examined a dispute over a matrimonial home between a separated couple who had purchased the home as joint tenants prior to their marriage. The court found that the husband in question was not entitled to any … Continue reading

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