SEIDEN & SCHEIN, P.C. is one of New York’s top law firms, providing skillful representation in the development, buying, selling, leasing and financing of real estate.

Condominium and Cooperative Offering Plans and Declarations


CONDOMINIUM AND COOPERATIVE OFFERING PLANS AND DECLARATIONS The Firm represents developers of market-rate, income-restricted and mixed-use condominiums and cooperatives, including new construction projects, gut rehabilitations, and conversions of occupied rental buildings.  We prepare offering plans for projects ranging from 40 units to over 400 units in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, and New York supplements and

Real Estate Tax Incentives and Benefits


Seiden & Schein, P.C. is a recognized leader in the highly specialized legal practice area of New York City Real Estate Tax Incentives and Benefits.  Founded by Jay G. Seiden, who has over fifty years of experience navigating the tax incentives field, and now led by partner Jason Hershkowitz, the Firm has represented hundreds of

Inclusionary Housing Development


Seiden & Schein, P.C. is a front runner in the area of inclusionary housing development.  We provide step-by-step guidance to our clients on applying and qualifying for the Voluntary Inclusionary Housing Program (the “Voluntary IH Program”) administered by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”).  Developers who participate in the Voluntary IH Program

Purchase and Sale of Inclusionary Air Rights and Development Rights


Seiden & Schein, P.C. regularly represents developers in the purchase and sale of inclusionary air rights and zoning lot development rights, allowing clients to monetize such valuable rights and maximize the development potential of their properties.  We guide developers through the process of selling, transferring or purchasing excess inclusionary air rights generated by the construction

Transactions, Financing and Leasing


Seiden & Schein, P.C. has a robust practice in transactional real estate. The Firm represents buyers and sellers of vacant land and improved properties, fee owners and lessees in ground lease negotiations, and lenders and borrowers in mortgage financing, construction financing, and mezzanine financing transactions. We also draft zoning lot development agreements, easement agreements, license