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NYC Rent Control in Action: Cheap City Apartment, Second Home Near the Long Island Shore

2 years agoNews : Reason

Late last year, New York City property owner and landlord James Harmon asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of New York’s rent control and rent stabilization laws, arguing that the government’s actions deprive him of his property without providing just compensation as required by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Court hasn’t decided yet on whether or not it will take the case, though the justices have asked New York to respond to Harmon’s request that the case be heard.
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George Will on the Unconstitutionality of Rent Control

News : Reason (3 years ago)

Writing in The Washington Post, columnist George Will urges the Supreme Court to take up the legal challenge filed against New York City’s rent control laws by property owner and landlord James D. Harmon Jr.: Rent control is unconst... Read Post

A Man's Home is the Government's Castle in NYC

Business & Finance : Carpe Diem (3 years ago)

In December I had a post about James Harmon, an owner-occupant Manhattan landlord who is going all the way to the United States Supreme Court with his legal claim that New York City’s rent control laws constitute an illegal seizure ... Read Post

NYC Rent Control Laws Go to the Supreme Court

Business & Finance : Carpe Diem (3 years ago)

James Harmon, a Manhattan landlord on West 76th Street near Central Park is going to the United States Supreme Court contending that New York City’s rent laws constitute a “taking” of his property without just compensation, and viol... Read Post


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