Tag: Legal

  • Judge hears building permit profit lawsuit

    The suit alleges millions of dollars collected by municipalities by overcharging permits and inspection services. Hennepin County Judge Francis Magill heard arguments in the lawsuits alleging the cities of Corcoran and Dayton overcharged for new residential building permits. The lawsuits were brought by Housing First Minnesota which is the publisher of Housing Industry News. The… Read More

  • New WOTUS Definition Leads To Multiple Lawsuits

    New WOTUS Definition Leads To Multiple Lawsuits

    A coalition of national trade organizations and the State of Texas filed separate federal legal challenges on Jan. 18, 2023, contesting the EPA’s revised definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which regulates which land use projects require federal permits.  As Housing Industry News reported earlier this month, the new WOTUS definition reverts to the definition… Read More