On April 9, 2021, Geoff Etnire published “Resolving Conflicts between Properties with an Old Tool: Collaborative Land Use Easements” on the Bar Association of San Francisco blog. The following is an excerpt:
With the severe shortage of housing in California’s urban and suburban areas, developers are pushing the housing envelope closer to existing industrial, mining, rail, sports, and other existing non-residential uses. The existing users fear nuisance claims and frequently defeat or severely limit the development proposals. New housing that does get built near existing uses often results in years of intractable conflict, resulting in costly and time-consuming legal and political battles.
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