•Can I Sue my San Francisco Landlord for Fraudulent Owner Move In (OMI) or Wrongful Eviction?|
Copyright (c) 2016 Michael Rooney
16 Nov., 2016 (San Francisco) 1. Have you been dislocated after a threat, notice, or judgment for a San Francisco Rent Ordinance sec 37.9(a)(8) so-called "Owner Move In" or "OMI" eviction? 2. Did your landlord fail to move into the property, or fail to stay for 36 months? 3. Did your landlord re-rent your property at a higher price to another tenant (without offering it to you first), simply to avoid complying with the rent control ordinance?
If you answered...
•Blentrification: Hindrance to Progress or Responsible Urban Policy?
Copyright (c) 2014 Michael Rooney
The term "gentrification" has been often used in the context of urban redevelopment by both proponents and detractors. Proponents tout benefits of redevelopment such as a decreased crime rates, increased property values, and improved local economies in defending it. Detractors, on the other hand, cite to the displacement of impoverished populations who have little to no say in the matter, loss of minority culture in an area, and social marginalization for long...
•Why Robo-Signatures Are Illegal in California and Other Non-Judicial Foreclosure States
With all of the press robo-signing has gotten, it is a bit surprising that everyone is having such a hard time concluding whether these practices effect California foreclosures. My assistant even said to me today, "but the banks say that it doesn't matter because California is non judicial."
Because the topic has not gotten the treatment it deserves, I will gladly do the job. The following are by no means a complete list, but are the most clear LEGAL reasons (setting aside pure moral...
•Business Bankruptcy Alternatives: Commercial Mortgage Modification
If you are a small business owner facing a large balloon payment you can not refinance or payments which are becoming increasingly less affordable, you may be considering closing your doors, filing bankruptcy, or just letting it all go. But there may be another alternative for you, which is being heavily encouraged by the government: Commercial Mortgage Modification. (A commercial mortgage modification is an alteration to your existing loan that would make the terms easier for you to afford.)...
•Commercial Mortgage Modification: What They Are and How to Get One
Part I. Introduction
This article will present the process by which a borrower may be approved for a commercial mortgage modification. For more detailed information, contact an attorney in your area competent in this specialized field of law. This article is for educational and informative purposes only, and is therefore not meant to be construed as legal advice.
Definition of Commercial Mortgage Modification
First off, the term "Commercial Mortgage Modification" refers to a renegotiation...