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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

August 30, 2016

Tuesday’s Regulatory and Legislative Roundup

By Jamila Moore

The Environmental Protection Agency spent $500,000 to help the residents of New Jersey and prevent a local environmental disaster. A nearby facility refrigeration practices led to a leak of ammonia which could cause a number of health issues throughout that … Continue reading

August 29, 2016

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Jamila Moore

PricewaterCooperhouse LLP reached a 5.5 billion dollar settlement in their mortgage bankruptcy trial. This decision to settle came days before the opposing party was set to rest their case. A Texas judge dismissed a case against the state of Texas … Continue reading

August 26, 2016

Friday’s Government Report Roundup

By Jamila Moore

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released a report examining housing sales in the U.S. in the month of July. The Office of Inspector General released a report of their audit of the City of Pasadena’s compliance with their … Continue reading

August 25, 2016

Thursday’s Advocacy and Think Tank Roundup

By Jamila Moore

The Milken Institute released a report, The Supply Side: Defining a Pathway for Increasing California’s Housing Development Opportunities, which detailed methods California can use to address their affordable housing crisis.

August 24, 2016

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Jamila Moore

The Impact of Major Life Events on Australian Household Financial Decision-Making and Portfolio Rebalancing, Tracey West & Andrew Worthington Contaminated Childhood: The Chronic Lead Poisoning of Low-Income Children and Communities of Color in Federally Assisted Housing, Emily Benfer Stimulating Housing Markets, … Continue reading

August 23, 2016

Tuesday’s Regulatory and Legislative Roundup

By Jamila Moore

New York approved a two billion dollar housing bill aimed at increasing the number of affordable units in New York, improving the existing public housing complexes, and addressing New York’s homelessness issues. The state of New Jersey approved a 34.8 … Continue reading

August 22, 2016

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Jamila Moore

Variant Holding Co. LLC asks a Delaware court to dismiss a case they filed against their past CEOs for interfering with the company’s real estate purchase and sales. An Oklahoma court determined that Enable Midstream Partners LP can no longer … Continue reading