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The Daily Bell – Instead of Zoning…What?

I have argued before why zoning laws are inconsistent with a free society’s principles, in particular with the principle of private property rights. Basically they amount to impositions by some people on others of conditions for using property that the … Continue reading

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The Progressive Roots of Zoning | The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty

Before the twentieth century land-use and housing disputes were largely dealt with through courts using the common-law principle of nuisance. In essence if your neighbor put a building, factory, or house on his property in a way that created a … Continue reading

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