Weiss on NYC DOB Restrictions on New Work Permits & Violations

March 4, 2021 — Howard S. Weiss, Chair of the Land Use and Zoning Law practice group has cautioned the firm’s clients that beginning March 4, 2021, the New York City Department of Buildings imposed new restrictions on obtaining permits for buildings with high ratios of hazardous violations issued by DOB and HPD. The Department […]

Crowley on Ranked Choice Voting Playing Out in the Rockaways

March 4, 2021 — DHC’s Partner Sean Crowley spoke to Rockaway Wave about Ranked Choice Voting and how the City’s new voting initiative was playing out in its first real test case, the Council District 31 special election. Noting the lack of public education ahead of the vote, Crowley said that, “going into a mayoral race…we need to make […]