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The Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Real Estate Contracts: Force Majeure, Frustration of Purpose, and Impossibility

Real Estate

The Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Real Estate Contracts: Force Majeure, Frustration of Purpose, and Impossibility

This article reviews the concepts of force majeure, frustration of purpose, and impossibility; examines these issues in the context of lease, construction, and purchase and sale agreements; and discusses some strategies to apply as we continue to navigate the pandemic.

Evictions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Real Estate

Evictions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

This article discusses the lack of clarity around evictions due to the state-by-state approach of landlord-tenant law across the United States, with a particular emphasis on the crisis in Louisiana, exploring potential solutions and ways that lawyers can become involved in keeping renters housed.

RPTE Advocates for Remote Ink Notarization and Remote Witnessing During the Pandemic

Real Estate

RPTE Advocates for Remote Ink Notarization and Remote Witnessing During the Pandemic

RPTE leaders advocated for the issuance of executive orders, emergency proclamations, or similar orders allowing remote ink notarization and witnessing by simple means in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ABA Resolution 10H: Placating Landlords, Protecting Tenants

Real Estate

ABA Resolution 10H: Placating Landlords, Protecting Tenants

This article discusses the American Bar Association’s policy resolution on protecting both tenants and landlords of affordable housing passed in August 2020.