Richard Vetstein

Massachusetts Smart Growth Zoning Reform Bill On Fast Track to Passage?

58 Legislators Pushing Comprehensive Zoning Reform Bill “Inclusionary Zoning” Provision May Expand Controversial 40B Law With “Smart Growth” advocates strongly behind them, a cadre of Beacon Hill lawmakers are pushing a…more

| Administrative Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential,...

Massachusetts Landlords Smoking Mad About New Medical Marijuana Law

Burned up Massachusetts landlords are fuming with concern over the state’s newly passed but hazy medicinal marijuana law. The law — rolling out Jan. 1 — grants medical marijuana users the right to grow a two-month supply of weed…more

| Agriculture, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Health, Real Estate -...

Massachusetts Enacts Comprehensive Foreclosure Reform

On August 3, 2012, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law what’s been called the new Foreclosure Prevention Law. The new law makes significant changes to existing foreclosure practices, and also attempts to clean…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real...

Eaton v. Fannie Mae: A Must Watch Foreclosure Case

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has just issued an unusual order in the very important Eaton v. Federal National Mortgage Association case, indicating its deep concern over whether its ruling will have a disastrous…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real...

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