Ken Black

Ken Black was a tenant in Park Forest, Illinois.

  • December 21, 1995    |   Private Property

    Park Forest, IL Rental Inspections

    Searching Without Consent: Government's Assault on the Sanctity of the Home

    The Institute represented rental housing tenants in Park Forest, Ill., in its challenge to a housing inspection law that allow local officials to conduct warrantless, nonconsensual inspections of rented single-family homes. Government officials justified their inspections on the basis of preserving “the housing stock of the community,” a purpose that if upheld by the courts…

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