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  • February 25, 2021    |   Private Property

    Lantana Fines

    Homeowner Facing $100,000 Parking Violation Sues Florida Town for “Excessive Fines”

    Most people accept that the government can fine you a small amount for parking illegally. But can the government cripple you financially for how you park your car on your very own driveway? In Lantana, Florida, that is exactly what happened to local homeowner Sandy Martinez. The city fined her more than $100,000—at a rate…

  • February 16, 2021    |   Private Property

    Sierra Vista Zoning

    Sierra Vista Residents Sue City to Keep Their Homes in Place

    In the name of “zoning,” the City of Sierra Vista, Arizona, is attempting to kick some residents out of their homes in the middle of a pandemic. Amanda Root has called Sierra Vista, in southeast Arizona, home for more than 20 years. In the late ’90s, Amanda acquired a small lot in the then “Cloud…

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