March 2019 | Volume 49

Inside this Issue:

  • Dust to Dust
  • Jay B. Solomon: New Partner in BBWG’s Litigation Department
  • Individual Apartment Improvements: Always be Prepared to Defend
  • BBWG Expands Its Construction and Leasing Practice Groups
  • A Tenant’s Right to Cure When Caught Using AirBNB-Type Services
  • BBWG in the News
  • Transactions of Note
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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January 2019 | Volume 48

Inside this Issue:

  • The Hits Just Keep On Coming
  • Congratulations
  • Celebrating 30 Years With New Beginnings: A Message From the Co-managing Partners
  • What an Owner Should Know if its Building is on the NYC Pilot Program List
  • BBWG in the News
  • Dispelling Misconceptions About Sidewalks: Clarifying a ‘Grey’ area
  • Won’t You Please be my Boarder?
  • News Flash
  • How an Owner’s Rights are Affected When a Tenant Files Bankruptcy
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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November 2018 | Volume 47

Inside this Issue:

  • Building Owners, Co-ops and Condos, and Managing Agents Must Comply with New State and City Anti-Sex Harassment Laws
  • Tenant Gets Rent Abatement for Scaffolding on Terrace
  • MCI Update
  • BBWG in the News
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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September 2018 | Volume 46

Inside this Issue:

  • City Enacts Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Online Short-Term Rental Platforms
  • Notable Transactions
  • Notable Cases
  • Domestic Violence Issues and Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities
  • Notable Achievements
  • A Cautionary Tale on One Party’s Reliance on Additional Insurance Coverage
  • HPD Requires New Application Forms for Certification of No Harassment and Exemption
  • Landlord/Tenant Court Allows Social Media Discovery
  • Co-Op | Condo Corner
  • BBWG in the News

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July 2018 | Volume 45

Inside this Issue:

  • Preventing and Navigating Disability Accessibility Claims and Lawsuits
  • FinCEN Continues to Crack Down on the Use of Residential Real Estate Transactions as a Means of Money Laundering
  • Beware of “Rent Discount” Provisions in Rent-Stabilized Leases
  • Legislative/Regulatory Update
  • BBWG in the News
  • Transactions of Note
  • Co-Op | Condo Corner

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May 2018 | Volume 44

  • NYC Commercial Rent Tax Break Taking Effect July 1, 2018
  • Appellate Court Rules That Commercial Tenant May Waive Its Right to Seek Yellowstone Injunction
  • Does a Tenant’s Smoking of Certified Medical Marijuana in an Apartment Constitute a Violation of a Lease’s “No Smoking” Clause?
  • Rights and Obligations of a Building Owner Regarding Modification of a Building’s Intercom System
  • BBWG In the News
  • Transactions of Note
  • Co-Op | Condo Corner

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March 2018 | Volume 43

  • In Victory for BBWG Client, Appellate Court Holds Luxury Deregulation Application in 421-G Buildings
  • Appellate Court Upholds Ruling in Favor of Condo Board Client of BBWG
  • Executors Beware: Preparing to Sell a Co-op Apartment Owned by an Estate
  • New Tenant Protection Plan Notice Requirements
  • BBWG in the News
  • Transactions of Note
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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January 2018 | Volume 42

  • City Council Passes New Anti-Harassment Bills: What Purchasers Of Residential Buildings Should Look For During Due Diligence
  • Transactions of Note
  • City Council Imposes New Bedbug Disclosure And Filing Requirements On Property Owners
  • New Gas Leak Notice Requirement
  • Time For Residents To Butt Out
  • Is Use Of A Terrace In A Co-op An Amenity Or An Essential Service?
  • New Partners
  • Co-op | Condo Corner
  • BBWG In The News

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November 2017 | Volume 41

  • New Bad Laws Of The Month
  • BBWG In The News
  • BBWG Prevails In Succession Rights Case
  • Fincen, A Look Behind The Curtain
  • More To DHCR Rent Reduction Orders Than Just Reducing Rent
  • Lease Entered Into After Notice Of Pendency Held Voidable
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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September 2017 | Volume 40

  • DOB Opens Pandora’s Box On Co-OP/Condo Enclosures
  • Treasury Department Amends Rule To Include Wired Funds In Title Company Reporting Requirements For All-Cash Residential Deals
  • NYC Council Passes New Tenant Anti-Harassment Bills
  • Commercial Subtenant Has No Right To Become Direct Tenant Of Owner After Prime Tenant’s Default And Voluntary Termination Of Lease
  • The Keys To Upgrading Your Building’s Entrance: Converting From Traditional To Electronic Entry
  • Co-Op | Condo Corder
  • BBWG In The News

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July 2017 | Volume 39

  • Court Uplholds Luxury Deregulation in “421-G” Buildings, In Victory for BBWG Client
  • BBWG In the News
  • Drafting Lease Packages for New Buildings
  • Considerations When Purchasing a Commercial Property Outside New York
  • Co-op | Condo Corner

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May 2017 | Volume 38

  • Good Guys Finish Last
  • New York Super Lawyers Magazine Names 14 Bbwg Lawyers In The New York Metro Edition For 2017
  • When Please Is Not Enough
  • BBWG In The News
  • Court Decides That Right Of First Refusal Does Not Extend To Month-To-Month Tenancy
  • Welcome To The Oath Hearings Division: Ten Things Owners Must Know About Dob And Fdny Summonses
  • Courts Require Strict Compliance When Bringing A Holdover Proceeding
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner

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March 2017 | Volume 37

  • Can Condos Co-Op?
  • Changes To New York Foreclosure Laws
  • Dealing With Tenants Whose Section 8 Benefits Have Been Terminated
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner
  • BBWG In The News

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January 2017 | Volume 36

  • AirBNB Drops Lawsuit Challenging Penalties For Illegal Short Term Rentals
  • Appellate Court Upholds Traditional View Of High Rent Vacancy Deregulation
  • Increasing Your Bottom Line — The MCI Tax Abatement Program
  • Considerations When Purchasing A Commercial Condominium Unit
  • The New Commercial Tenant Anti-Harassment Law
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner
  • BBWG Speakers
  • BBWG In The News

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November 2016 | Volume 35

  • The Right To Terminate A Lease Before Its Expiration Date By Elderly Tenants And Tenants In The Military
  • Airbnb Update
  • Like Kind Exchanges And Holding Title As A Tenant In Common Under A Tic Agreement
  • New MCI Application Forms
  • BBWG Convinces DHCR To Reverse Its Restrictive Policy Relating To A Building Owner’s Right To An MCI For Installation Of A “Handicap Ramp”
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner
  • BBWG in the News

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September 2016 | Volume 34

  • Evaluating A Request To Harbor An Emotional Support Animal
  • New ECB Amnesty Program Takes Effect September 12, 2016
  • Commercial Tenant Required To Pay Rent Even When Its Use Of The Premises Is Prohibited By The Certificate Of Occupancy
  • Brokers: Do Your Client Relationships Have To Be Monogamous?
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner
  • Notable Achievements

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June 2016 | Volume 33

  • New Hud Guidelines on Criminal Background Checks Could Limit Ability of Landlords, Co-Ops, and Condos to Screen Apartment Applicants
  • Requests to Sublet or Assign: How to Respond
  • I Guaranty It
  • The Dangers of Reliance on a Certificate of Insurance in Seeking Protection as an Addictional Insured
  • CO-OP | Condo Corner

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April 2016 | Volume 32

  • What to Do About Short Term Rentals
  • Ignorance May Be Bliss But It Is No Defense to Transient Occupancy Fines
  • Short Term Rental of Rent Stabilized Apartment on AirBnb Held to Be An Incurable Ground for Eviction
  • Transient Occupancy From A CO-OP/Condo Perspective

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February 2016 | Volume 31

  • DHCR Notice Pertaining to Buildings That Have Received J-51 TAX Benefits
  • A Switch in Time Saves Fine – Limiting the Cost of Building and Fire Department Violations
  • What Type of Case can a Property Owner Bring Against a Tenant When a lease has Expired and the Tenant Remains in Possession of the Apartment?
  • Yellowstone Injunction is not Available to Commercial Tenent Where Breach of Lease is Incurable
  • The Heat is on

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