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 against the city’s
famous rent stabilization law. At issue is whether or not the rent
law should be considered a regulatory taking under the Fifth
Amendment to the Constitution, which declares, “nor shall private
property be taken for public use without just compensation.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal that would have challenged New York City's rent stabilization laws. The decision was released Monday morning. Landlords James and Jeanne Harmon, who own a five-story, six-unit brownst... Read Post
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... Read Post