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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

May 9, 2019

Financing The American Dream

By David Reiss

I published Financing The American Dream in the May/June 2019 issue of the ABA’s Probate & Property magazine.  it opens, Two movie scenes can bookend the last hundred years of housing finance. In Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life (RKO … Continue reading

May 7, 2018

Housing in the Trump Era

By David Reiss

  The Real Estate Transactions Section of the American Association of Law Schools has issued the following Call for Papers: Access + Opportunity + Choice: Housing Capital, Equity, and Market Regulation in the Trump Era Program Description: The year 2018 marks the … Continue reading

March 2, 2018

The Regulation of Residential Real Estate Finance Under Trump

By David Reiss

I published a short article in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)  (ACREL) News & Notes, The Regulation of Residential Real Estate Finance Under Trump. The abstract reads, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs was one of President Trump’s … Continue reading

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January 26, 2018

Trump and the Regulation of Real Estate

By David Reiss

I have posted my article, The Trump Administration and Residential Real Estate Finance, which just came out in Westlaw Journal Derivatives to SSRN (and also to BePress). The abstract reads, An executive order titled “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs” … Continue reading

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January 11, 2018

Decay at Donald J. Trump State Park

By David Reiss

Yahoo News quoted me in New York’s Donald J. Trump State Park: A Story of Abandonment and Decay. It opens, Donald J. Trump State Park is dilapidated and forgotten. No running path, no picnic table, no basketball hoop, no hiking trail, … Continue reading

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December 21, 2017

The Impact of Tax Reform on The Real Estate Sector

By David Reiss

Congress passed the tax reform act on December 20, 2017 and President Trump is supposed to sign it by the end of the week. A lot of ink has been spilled on the impact of tax reform on homeowners, but … Continue reading

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November 27, 2017

Delaying Trump’s Wall

By David Reiss

USA Today cited me in No, Cards Against Humanity Can’t Delay Trump’s Border Wall. It opens, By now you’ve played a rousing game of Cards Against Humanity or at least heard the game makers want to buy land to block the construction of President Trump’s proposed border … Continue reading

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