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
Writing at Time magazine, Yale Law School lecturer Adam Cohen takes notice of New York City landlord James Harmon’s legal challenge to the city’s rent stabilization law. As Cohen sees it, rent control and rent stabilization are both...
The Supreme Court is meeting tomorrow to decide whether or not o take up a number of the cases currently petitioning for review. Among them is Harmon v. Kimmel, the challenge filed by New York City landlords James and Jeanne Harmon ...
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...
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...