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Mobilehome Park Seized for Affordable Housing in N.J.

The new Mercer case (Township of Robbinsville v. Mercer MHC (Mercer Mobile Home Park), illustrates the use of eminent domain as a tool of ultimate government control and dominance. It declares that housing affordability for the masses is reason to extinguish private property and nationalize. Our "existential threat" is clear. social--realsm.jpg


Very Important News. It is a well-established proposition that rent controlsme-hat-3-3-3-3 copy.bmpstopnew housing. Builders will flee a regulation-insatiable city which embraces rent control. What about a state? Oregon recently passed rent controls for residential rental housing amid a wave of gentrification and re-invention. Not surprising. American Innovation and ingenuity is unremarkably targeted for regulation to inexorable strangulation: it is a veritable hallmark of our beloved Republic.

Appeals Court Reverses $58,000,000 Judgment Due to "High rents" Against Park Owner--now tenants may owe millions for defense fees.

The avant garde of the crusade to strip owners of property rights continues, withThumbnail image for Thumbnail image for !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!trd in bow--portrait.jpg this latest failed experiment into novel legal theory---that the rent is too high. Apparently titllated by the propsect of a long trial on a pipedream of an idea (even more draconian business regulations), it took an appellate court's clear but simple analysis to derail the lower court's foray into legal fantasy--that the "rent is too high." Mistaking the courtroom for the halls of congress, the political issue was tried to a jury with predicatble results. Yes, the jury said the rent was way "too high." The appellate court swatted them all from this fever dream, with a rather muted but caustic finding:

Statutory Update For ALL standard releases, leases, rules, regs, setlement agreements

Thumbnail image for labor-day-on-heavy-horses-2.jpgPark owners rely on enforceable settlement agreements and release clauses in a variety of circumstances in park operations. Many documents contain a "1542 Release." This includes, for example, all settlement agreements and releases.


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