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CDC Issues Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions Nationwide to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

By Trang Pham on September 2, 2020
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On September 1, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued an Order under the Public Health Service... Read More »

Governor Charlie Baker Extends Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium

By Matthew S. Cote on July 21, 2020
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On July 21, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a letter extending certain provisions of the Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen represents Breed’s Hill Capital in equity financing for acquisition of Campus at Marlborough

By Sherin and Lodgen on June 24, 2020
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Sherin and Lodgen’s Commercial Finance Group represented Breed’s Hill Capital, a Boston-based investment firm, in equity financing for the purchase... Read More »

The Main Street Lending Program

By Joseph Y. Wang on May 21, 2020
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Background Following the enactment of the CARES Act, the Federal Reserve announced the establishment of the Main Street Lending Program (the... Read More »

What Landlords, Tenants, Borrowers, and Lenders Need to Know About The Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act

By Andrew E. Bensson on April 21, 2020

Overview On April 20, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H.4647 (the “Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act” or the “Act”)... Read More »

When a Municipality Establishes Title by Adverse Possession, That is Not a Taking

By Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn on April 18, 2020
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A recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) decision highlighted the distinction between establishing rights in real estate by adverse possession... Read More »

What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know About Massachusetts House Bill 4615 and Senate Bill 2631

By Andrew E. Bensson on April 10, 2020
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ALERT: On April 20, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H.4647 (the “Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act” or the... Read More »

Rent Relief Considerations in the Time of COVID-19

By Robert M. Carney on April 6, 2020
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“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is... Read More »

SJC Announces Outcome Prior to Decision, Reverses Appeals Court Decision, and Upholds Dismissal of a Zoning Appeal for Lack of Standing

By Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn on March 11, 2020
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The threshold question in many land use appeals is whether the appealing party has standing to object to the action... Read More »

Gary M. Markoff and Ian T. Lane published in Thomson Reuters Practical Law

By Sherin and Lodgen on February 7, 2020
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Gary M. Markoff, partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate departments, and Ian T. Lane, partner in the firm's... Read More »