Section Newsletter Articles on Landlord and Tenant
Safety vs. sanctity—The balancing act of rental property inspections
Local Government Law
, February 2010
The Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution safeguard the right of individuals against unreasonable searches. Although many variations exist in both the criminal and civil contexts, the governing principle is simple: "a search of private property without proper consent is 'unreasonable' unless it has been authorized by a valid search warrant."
An examination of lease subordination issues in an economic downturn
Real Estate Law
, April 2009
If negotiating a lease as a tenant, tenant’s counsel or tenant’s broker, be certain that the basic language regarding subordination, non-disturbance and attornment is present and clearly stated so as to ensure that the tenant is adequately protected.