Property Owners

Suburban Home

More and More Homeowners Achieve 'Equity Rich' Status

A growing percentage of homeowners owe less than half of their homes total value, according to recent analysis.

August 11, 2021 - Cincinnati Business Courier

Road Closure

State and Local Border Restrictions Draw Legal Scrutiny

Some call restrictions at state and county borders necessary to protect the public health of communities. Others call them unconstitutional.

April 20, 2020 - The Washington Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture

'Heirs Property' Could Help More Black People Enter the Homebuying Market

There's an estimated $34 billion in property stuck in legal limbo in Georgia, and some, like the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, think it should be leveraged for social equity.

December 5, 2019 - SaportaReport

Maine North Woods

Land Owned by the 100 Largest U.S. Property Owners Equals the Size of Florida

An exposé published by Bloomberg reveals the details of the land owner by the nation's 100 largest property owners.

September 8, 2019 - Bloomberg

Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline Owners Win Eminent Domain Appeal in Iowa Supreme Court

The Iowa Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling that found that the Iowa Utilities Board was justified in giving the private owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline the use of eminent domain. Climate change was considered in the ruling.

June 6, 2019 - Des Moines Register

Twin Cities

Mapping the Wealth Accumulation of Homeowners

Exclusionary zoning really pays off for people that already had enough money to buy a home. A new mapping project shows exactly where that's true int he area around Minneapolis.

February 9, 2019 - Nick Magrino

Dart Board

Zoning: A Public Service Announcement

A public service announcement on behalf of renters priced out of the housing market: "Talk to your friends about zoning."

February 14, 2017 - Slate

Food Trucks

Minneapolis Grapples with Food Truck Regulations

Downtown property owners are clashing with food truck operators over where the latter should park their businesses.

August 23, 2016 - MinnPost

'Beautification Assessment Districts' Proposed to Fix Los Angeles Streets

In an attempt to fix Los Angeles' buckling streets and roads, the Los Angeles City Council has unveiled a proposal allowing residents to tax themselves for adjacent road and sidewalk repair.

November 14, 2014 - Los Angeles Times

Sidewalk Busted? Fix it Yourself

The city of Los Angeles is considering a plan to stop paying for repairs to broken sidewalks and driveways, shifting the economic burden to property owners.

May 9, 2010 - Los Angeles Times

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