Threat of Condemnation

Threat of Condemnation

When a property owner is informed, either orally or in writing, by a representative of a governmental body or by a public official authorized to acquire property for public use, that a decision has been made to acquire his property, and it is reasonable to believe that the property will be taken, a threat of condemnation exists.
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There may be leases of underground gas storage rights, but these leases are usually negotiated under the threat of condemnation, so the appraiser must be mindful of such conditions if they are present.
Their property is being taken under the threat of condemnation.
Property may be acquired through eminent domain (condemnation) proceedings, by sale under threat of condemnation, or by negotiated sale where the power of eminent domain does not exist.
But the blight label means MVP can force even the owners of well-maintained homes and businesses in the neighborhood to sell under the threat of condemnation.
That approval sparked protests from LNG opponents - and from many property owners who lived along the pipeline route whose titles were clouded by the threat of condemnation proceedings and who were fearful of potential environmental damage from the project.
Condemnation blight may arise due to widespread publication and knowledge of the threat of condemnation upon the property in question, or it may result from a protracted delay in the government's expropriation of the property.
But with the threat of condemnation in the background, they may at least be brought to the bargaining table.
Generally the threat of condemnation, putting a work on the Index of prohibited books, was enough to elicit a craven apology and submission.
With the city planning a major redevelopment where the chain had a store, Bartell agreed to relocate the unit under threat of condemnation.
As an institution, religion tends to promote "blessed assurance as insurance" against the threat of condemnation.
That required a threat of condemnation from the Honolulu City Council and Mayor Jeremy Harris.
Condemnation blight generally refers to the detrimental impact on property caused by the threat of condemnation or by delays between the time the condemnor announces a proposed acquisition and the time the actual taking occurs.

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