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A controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision permitted a local government to take away a blighted property from a homeowner because, the court said, the taking served a "public purpose." Research indicates that this method of community development may limit economic growth.
The forced sale of homes for private development usually results in a zero-sum gain and may actually hinder development in the area, economists have found.