Our attorneys have also successfully assisted owners of SRO buildings, hotels, multiple dwellings in special anti-harassment zoning districts and buildings that have been placed on HPD’s Pilot Program list in applying for Certification of No Harassment (CONH) and Exemption from the CONH requirement.
Whether your need relates to landmark violations, demolition applications, or statutory rights of tenants, we will represent you at administrative hearings. Appearing before an administrative agency such as NYSHCR (formerly DHCR), DOB, ECB, or OATH, requires the type of aggressive and experienced advocacy that we command and have a reputation for in New York and Connecticut.
New York State and Federal appellate courts provide a mechanism for obtaining review of decisions by lower level courts and establishing legal precedents. Our appellate lawyers have extensive experience in counseling and representing real estate clients in all aspects appellate remedies and defenses.
Bankruptcy often focuses on the rights of the individual filing for debt liquidation or reorganization. At our firm, we advocate for banker and creditor rights. We represent these clients in making efforts to secure monetary judgments prior to a formal bankruptcy filing.
BBG represents over 300 cooperatives and condominiums in the greater New York area. We represent buildings of all sizes at some of the most prestigious addresses in New York City.
We represent private and public owners, developers, landlords, tenants, architects, engineers, consultants, project managers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, trade contractors and suppliers in connection with commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. Our experienced construction transactional attorneys assist and represent clients in the drafting and negotiation of all industry related contracts and provide guidance at all […]
In New York City real estate, the best laid plans often go awry. Litigation, in all of its forms, is a critical component of our practice. BBG’s litigation attorneys are experienced in complex litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
Our administrative department practices extensively before the City and State Human Rights agencies, as well as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, representing clients in their defense of complaints of discrimination and/or harassment filed by building residents, apartment applicants and, in some instances, building staff.
Working with developers, property owners, and investors on land use and zoning issues requires a strong knowledge of relevant laws with the attendant understanding of what you can build and where. We also have experience in the use or sale of “air rights”.
Clients benefit from our thorough knowledge of rent regulatory laws. Developers have purchased apartment buildings with the intent to raze them. The lawyers at our firm also represent clients on luxury decontrol issues and nonpayment proceedings.
Our experienced real estate attorneys assist owners and developers in preparing and negotiating leases. Our attention to detail and litigation experience will give you peace of mind that the lease represents the terms of the deal and provides legal protection to you.
The New York City Loft Law affects certain buildings that have residential use in units that do not have a residential certificate of occupancy and meet other specific requirements. The New York City Loft Board governs the conversion of these Interim Multiple Dwellings (IMD) from commercial to residential use.
At Belkin · Burden · Goldman, LLP, we represent banks and lenders in mortgage foreclosures. After a loan defaults, they need legal representation to retrieve the property from the non-paying property owner.
Our firm handles all aspects of real estate financing from the initial preparation and review of the contract to representing you at closing. A real estate transaction is too important and valuable not to have the type of experienced legal representation that we can provide.