Yonkers Mulls Using Eminent Domain To Seize MTA Lot Blocking River DevelopmentThe city of Yonkers said the MTA is putting the brakes on its waterfront revitalization plans.
Disbarred L.I. Attorney Accused Of Bilking Disabled Client Out Of $1 MillionA disbarred attorney turned herself in to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office Thursday, after being indicted on charges that she stole $1 million from a physically and mentally disabled client.
Connecticut Bill Removes Possibility Of State Land Takeover Near Transit StationsLocal lawmakers, especially in Fairfield County, cried out loudly in opposition to the idea of the state overstepping home rule and erecting buildings that might conflict with local planning and zoning.
NYC Planning Director: City Won't Use Eminent Domain To Acquire Property In RedevelopmentNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious redevelopment plans won't involve the use of eminent domain to acquire property, Planning Director Carl Weisbrod said Tuesday.
Connecticut Lawmaker Looks To Derail Proposal Allowing Eminent Domain Near Bus, Train StationsRep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, stumbled upon Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposal to transfer all local authority regarding land near the stations to the state while she was going over the transportation budget with a fine-tooth comb.
Councilmembers Seek Use Of Eminent Domain To Help Likely Foreclosure VictimsNew York City Council members and housing advocacy groups called on Mayor Bill de Blasio Wednesday to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure.
Irvington Officials Look Into Eminent Domain For Foreclosed HomesIrvington, N.J., is moving forward with plans to become the second municipality in the nation to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.
Toms River Mayor Signs Eminent Domain Ordinance For Dune SystemMeantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government's flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.
Council Measure Will Pave Way For Dune Project In MantalokingMore than 500 homes in the town were either damaged or destroyed and town officials said that they want to make sure that the town is protected from future storms.
Names Of Oceanfront Property Owners Resisting Protective Dunes Posted On NJ Town WebsiteIn Long Beach Township, the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on 60 of the 465 oceanfront property owners to give their blessing to the project.
Mantoloking Plans To Use Eminent Domain To Get Land From HomeownersMantoloking is planning to use eminent domain to take control of small strips of land from oceanfront homeowners holding up a beach replenishment project.