Knowledgebase-Condemnation of Property with Deed Restrictions or Covenants


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Title:Condemnation of Property with Deed Restrictions or Covenants
Summary:MTAS was asked if the city condemns property that has deed restrictions or covenants requiring that the property only be used for residential development, if such restrictions are lifted or nullified by the condemnation.
Original Author:Ashburn, Melissa
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Product Create Date:10/06/2017
Last Reviewed on::10/06/2017
Subject:Eminent domain--Laws and regulations; Land use--Laws and regulations
Type:Legal Opinion
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