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NY State Rent Law Revisions Slams Landlords

The following is an analysis of the main provisions of the HSTPA  by attorneys with Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation. Finger and Finger, is Chief Counsel to The Builders Institute (BI)/Building and Realty Institute (BRI)   1. A significant change is the fact that […]

Builder Confidence “Holds Firm” According to NAHB Report

Current Market Conditions Component rose two points from the previous quarter to 55 according to a recent NAHB report. ❖ Major Additions and Alterations increased four points to 53;  ❖ Minor Additions and Alterations and the Home Maintenance and Repair  Components both held steady at […]

Supply-Side Headwinds Limiting Single Family Gains in 2019

While speaking at the NAHB Home Show in Las Vegas, Chief Economist Robert Dietz stressed that a chronic lack of construction workers, shortage of buildable lots, onerous regulations, tariffs on lumber and other key building materials as well as a slow growth in acquisition, development and […]

A Review of New York State Paid Family Leave

Starting January 2018, Paid Family Leave became a mandatory benefit in New York. It provides employees with job protection & paid time off for qualifying events. To find out more about what events qualify and to see the benefit chart, click here for our

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