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DEFACTO TAKING CLAIM WAS MADE TOO LATE

De Facto Taking Claim Fails Image Credit: WaterfrontAlliance.org Owner claimed de facto taking when City installed storm drains that flooded land designated as a wetland. The firm 594 Associates, Inc. ...
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BUYING OUT 150 ONEIDA HOMES

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, FEMA WILL PROVIDE $21 MILLION IN MUCH-NEEDED FED FUNDS TO CITY OF ONEIDA – FUNDS WILL PROVIDE BUYOUTS TO 150 CITY OF ONEIDA RESIDENTS WHOSE PROPERTIES WERE ...
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PRESERVING PROPERTY TAKINGS

In Matter of Aspen Cr. Estates, Ltd. v. Town of Brookhaven, Aspen Creek Estates, Ltd. (ACE) sued the Town of Brookhaven claiming a property's "taking" -- or condemnation -- was "wrongful" and violated ...
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BUILDING GONE WILD!

In Matter of USA Niagara Dev. Corp., Settco, LLC, sued for the value of its "trade fixtures" when ownership of its building was transferred to USA Niagara Development Corp. by way of "eminent domain" ...
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ARE YOU IN A STATE OF COLLAPSE?

Will an insurance company cover losses sustained as a result of a building's "collapse?" The answer to that question will depend, in large part, on a policy's terms and conditions. In Rector ...
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TOWN CONDEMNS PROPERTY FOR GOLF COURSE

Remember all that hoopla back in 2005 over the the United States Supreme Court's decision in Kelo v. City of New London ? (Well, it apparently didn't have much of an impact here in New York State.) If ...
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