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California Department of Housing and Community Development Warns San Francisco About Potential Violations of State Housing Law

USA - November 24 2021 For decades developers and landowners have considered San Francisco as a City that is unfriendly to property rights. From the City’s Hotel Conversion…

California Enacts New Housing Legislation to Increase Supply and Address Housing Crisis

USA - September 30 2021 On September 16, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed several new key housing bills, all of which take effect January 1, 2022, to increase the supply…

California Poised to Enact New Housing Production Laws Despite NIMBY Opposition

USA - August 31 2021 Despite hyperbolic and misleading criticism from various NIMBY groups, California is one step closer to important new state-level land use and…

Supreme Court Issues Another Important Property Rights Decision

USA - July 30 2021 On June 28, 2021, the Supreme Court issued Pakdel v. City and County of San Francisco, 594 U.S. ____ (2021), a unanimous per curiam opinion vacating…

Supreme Court Issues Major Property Rights Decision in Favor of Landowners, Confirming that Government-Sanctioned Physical Invasions of Private Property are Categorically Compensable Under the Takings Clause

USA - June 25 2021 In a 6-3 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, __ U.S. __ (2021) (Case No. 20-107), the Supreme Court issued…