U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – HUD – Judicial Review County of Westchester v. HUD 13-3087 Judges Leval, Chin and Carney Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing its claims against the defendant on the grounds that the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s actions are not subject to […]
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit HUD Arbitrary and Capricious — Legal Fees Guertin v. United States 13-186 Judges Walker, Cabranes and Lohier Background: The plaintiff appealed from the refusal by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to authorize reimbursement of the plaintiff’s defense costs, who was corporation counsel for the City […]
The Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs want to help over 10,500 homeless veterans find housing and receive the supportive services they need to get back on their feet. “It’s a national disgrace that one out of every six men and women in our shelters […]
In an effort to end homelessness in the Rochester area, local leaders received good news last week. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it is funding nine new homeless prevention programs in Rochester — and two in Geneva — amounting to nearly $2.3 million in area program assistance. “I’m really excited to […]
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will issue over $321 million to public housing authorities across the state of New York for major repairs and improvements pursuant to its Capital Fund Program. The Rochester Housing Authority received just more than $3.7 million for large scale improvements to public housing units. That […]
Rochester-area homeless assistance providers received good news from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development this week. HUD’s annual Continuum of Care grants awarded over $8 million to 29 Rochester agencies and $172 million to 682 programs in New York state. “The amount we received in our community allows us to continue critical programs and develop […]
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling over $91 million to nonprofit organizations across New York state for the development of affordable, accessible housing for seniors. In Rochester, the Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation received over $6 million for the development of a three-story, 60 unit facility in Henrietta […]
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.85 million to the Urban League of Rochester Economic Development Corporation for affordable senior housing for 20 senior citizens in their supportive community in Henrietta. “Goose Landing Senior Apartments Phase II will provide an affordable alternative for seniors who want to live in a rural […]
The Department of Housing and Urban Development issued new final rules setting standards for compliance with the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act, including a rule that exempts lawyers from the definition of “mortgage originator” when they are providing legal services to their clients.
Sandra B. Henriquez, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, explained in a budget hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee in late May: “[The 2012 budget] holds our partners accountable ...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its annual Capital Fund Program allotments last week to public housing authorities in New York. The money awarded to public housing authorities is intended to be used for large scale renovations, repairs, improvements ...
Last year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development launched an investigation into the lending practices of select mortgage lenders to determine if they committed Fair Housing Act discrimination in denying mortgages to families because a woman is pregnant or about to go on a pregnancy-related leave of absence.
- Fourth Department – Negligent performance: Rosenthal v. Syracuse University, et al.
- Second Circuit – Visual Artists Rights Act: Kerson v. Vermont Law School Inc.
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Former foreclosure referee: Opinion 22-157
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – College honorarium: Opinion 22-156
- Second Circuit – Reasonable accommodation: Tafolla v. Heilig
- Fourth Department – Labor Law: Primisch v. Peroxychem LLC
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial candidacy: Opinion 22-155
- Fourth Department – Defamation: Lavine v. Glavin
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Law clerk: Opinion 22-154
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Review of another judge’s actions: Opinion 22-153
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Charitable contributions: Opinion 22-150
- Second Circuit – Class action settlement: Moses v. The New York Times Company
- Appeals court upholds conviction
- Federal lawsuit reinstated against jail officer over strip search, delayed release
- Hyzon to pay $25M penalty to settle alleged fraud charges by SEC
- NY appeals court reinstates lawsuit over contract to remove snow
- Fourth Department affirms $400K judgment in contract dispute
- Fourth Department affirms decision in NY property dispute
- Greenlight Networks selects Buffalo-based attorney as general counsel
- Barclay Damon hires attorney Matt Smith