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SDNY Makes Favorable Ruling for Landlords Seeking Previously Unenforceable COVID Arrears From Guarantors

On March 31, 2023, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York declared New York City’s Guaranty Bill unconstitutional, finding it violates the United States Constitution’s Contracts Clause. New York City landlords may now be able to seek previously unenforceable arrears from commercial lease guarantors owed from March 7, 2020 through … Continue Reading

San Francisco Board of Supervisors lengthens notice period for tenants facing evictions

An ordinance that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed on Jan. 25 will require landlords to give residential tenants a 10-day notice and an opportunity to cure before commencing eviction proceedings for just cause. This extends the three-day notice requirement under state law. The 10-day notice and cure requirement will apply to just cause … Continue Reading