Rent Is Too Expensive – The Atlantic At last check, over 40% of Dennis households pay over 30% of their income towards housing costs.
Flood bill to protect second homes
Regulators finalize new flood insurance rule.
Thanks to the Inverse Condemnation Blog for this one, their discussion is found here. HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, PETITIONERS, v. EDWARD A. AND NORMA KERR, ET AL., RESPONDENTS is a Texas Supreme Court decision which, while not setting any precedent in Massachusetts, provides some important guidance for our local boards… More An Interesting Court Decision Out Of Texas
Easthampton City Council approves major commercial zoning revision Quite restrictive, this will virtually prohibit new grocery stores in the city. Likewise, it will make mixed use structures a bit of a challenge. We have placed limits in the two zoned village centers such that no single tenant shall exceed 60,000 sf, but limiting the size… More MassLive: Easthampton City Council approves major commercial zoning revision
There are a number of news stories that hit the airwaves in the past 24 hours dealing with the US Supreme Court decision in Reed v Town of Gilbert (Arizona). The case involves a church’s challenge to a local sign by-law. At question appears to be the placement of signs within the public right-of-way. This… More Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Will It Impact Dennis?