Eminent Domain


Why Eminent Domain Can't Save Broke Cities Like Richmond, California

The very places forced to consider last-ditch solutions for underwater homeowners have problems that are too complex to be easily solved.


One Japanese Man on Being Evicted for the Olympics Twice in One Lifetime: 'I Have a Kind of Grudge'

Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium is being rebuilt and expanded. That means Kohei Jinno, who lives one block away, will have to move. Again.


The Supreme Court Just Handed Real Estate Developers a Huge Win

A major new property-rights decision could "work a revolution in land-use law."


Can Eminent Domain Solve Our Mortgage Woes?

Officials in California and Chicago are throwing their weight behind a proposal that would let homeowners refinance certain loans.


The Bad News Behind the Good News That Home Prices Are Rising

Like every economic bulletin these days, this one comes with a catch.