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Rent control and takings

Supreme court denies cert in a case challenging rent control as a taking, subject to compensation. Increasingly, you’re losing your property rights and all rights are property rights.

7 Responses to “Rent control and takings”

  1. les Says:

    I think your link is wrong…
    (takes me to Galco…)

  2. daniels Says:

    also, you’re*

  3. aeronathan Says:

    Of course if they want affordable housing, they could always tax and subsidize, but then that would put the costs on the books in the open for anybody to see instead of being carried by a few landlords…

  4. nk Says:

    It depends on your state. In some states, land is a freehold, in others it’s something you rent from the state. Don’t remember the word offhand.

  5. nk Says:

    Allodial.

  6. Paul Says:

    SCOTUS would do a doubletake if THEIR property was deemed ‘rent control’ zones.

    Nothing like getting your ox gored to see the light.

  7. NAME REDACTED Says:

    That would never happen though, Paul. Politicians and bureaucrats aren’t that stupid. Remember, government’s job is by its very essence, stealing from the people and giving to the politically connected.