Wisconsin legislature passes “Homeowners’ Bill of Rights”

Wisconsin legislature passes “Homeowners’ Bill of Rights”

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute Wisconsin now has a “Homeowners’ Bill of Rights” intended to prevent local governments from limiting property owners’ use of their lands. The Homeowners Bill of Rights consists of two laws passed by the legislature on November 7 and signed by Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 27. One law […]

Seattle law strips landlords of choice of tenants

Seattle law strips landlords of choice of tenants

Appalling: a new law in Seattle aims to strip property owners of all choice among tenant applicants, requiring them to take the first comer who meets their preannounced guidelines. Does it violate the Constitution? The Pacific Legal Foundation intends to find out on behalf of Chong and MariLyn Yim. [Daniel Beekman, Seattle Times] When the […]