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  • October 8, 2019    |   Private Property

    A city should not be able to force its residents to pay to renovate city property before they can renovate their own homes.  But the City of Richland, Washington disagrees. Linda Cameron has been living in the same Richland, Washington home for nearly 40 years. The home, which she purchased with her late husband, has…

  • September 27, 2019    |   Private Property

    Zion, Illinois Rental Inspections

    Landlord and Tenants Sue Illinois City Challenging Unconstitutional Home Inspections

    Just north of Chicago, the city of Zion, Illinois, requires landlords to force tenants to open the doors of their homes to city inspectors without a warrant. If a tenant refuses to consent to an inspection, the city threatens their landlord with ruinous fines. The city refuses to acquire search warrants in response to tenant…

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