Zoning Variance for New Construction of 40-Unit Affordable Housing Project for Seniors in West Philadelphia
Obtained a zoning variance on behalf of a real estate developer to allow for the erection of a 40-unit affordable housing project for low- and middle-income seniors aged 62 and older in West Philadelphia.
Successful Opposition to a Zoning Variance for a Proposed Multifamily Building Adjacent to a Client's Factory
Successfully opposed a zoning variance for a 104-unit multifamily apartment building on a vacant, industrially zoned parcel in Philadelphia adjacent to a client's active industrial factory.
Negotiated Purchase of Commercial Condo Unit for Highly Regarded Local Restaurant Group
Successfully negotiated the purchase of a commercial condominium unit from a large hotel operator, including drafting and obtaining approval for necessary amendments to the condominium's governing documents.
Secured Real Estate Tax Exemption for Buddhist Temple
Appeared and argued before the Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes to successfully obtain a 100% tax exemption from real estate taxes for a Buddhist Temple, allowing it to continue to serve the local community by providing access to facilities for religious worship. Also obtained a nunc pro tunc exemption from a six-figure tax bill for prior tax years.
Favorable Settlement for Condo Association in Discrimination Matter
Litigated and negotiated with the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of a condominium association to obtain a favorable settlement in a housing discrimination matter regarding alleged service animals.