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COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS – COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts – NY Court Decision

COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts – NY Court Decision  We previously noted that most commercial leases contain Force Majeure clauses, that is, a provision in the lease that allows the tenant or landlord to be released from performance if there is an act of god or some...

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California Residential Foreclosure – Changes to Process and Timing

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURES  CHANGES TO PROCESS AND TIMING On September 28th, Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 1079[1], which alters the process for how foreclosed homes are sold at trustee’s auction, requiring notice and preferred opportunities to tenants, local governments, and nonprofit/low income housing entities to buy foreclosed homes...

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