New Rules and Legislation

To continue to mitigate against the devastating economic effects of COVID-19, Freddie Mac provided further relief for multifamily landlords and tenants by revising its existing Multifamily COVID-19 Forbearance Program (Forbearance Program) in response to the enactment of the CARES Act.  Under the existing Forbearance Program, property owners with a fully-performing Freddie Mac Multifamily loan can

The ability to obtain a “Yellowstone” injunction has long been a saving grace for commercial tenants faced with a disputed default under their lease. A recent decision of the New York State Appellate Division, however, could shift the balance of power in commercial landlord/tenant relationships.

Typically, when a landlord notifies a tenant of an alleged