Is an Apartment a Nuisance?
43 Real Est. L.J. 509 (2015)
12 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last revised: 10 Jun 2016
Date Written: 2015
In an ongoing Texas lawsuit, some homeowners allege that a nearby apartment building will constitute a nuisance. This article asserts that courts should generally reject nuisance claims against multifamily housing, based on the public interest in favor of increased housing supply and infill development.
Note: 2015© Thomson Reuters. This article originally appeared in The Real Estate Law Journal, Volume 43, Issue 4 (Spring 2015). Reprinted here with permission of Thomson Reuters.
Keywords: nuisance, multifamily, nimby, apartment, zoning, land use
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