Category: Boats

Sail away, sail away? Part 2, potential sea change

6 April, 2012 (10:23) | Boats, Constitution, Housing, Law, Litigation, Oceans, Real estate taxes, Supreme Court, US News | 2 comments

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   When I awoke this morning Dove beneath my floating home – Crosby Stills and Nash, Lee Shore   Yesterday’s post introduced us to combative Fane Lozman, whose quest to have its houseboat declared real estate, even after its demolition as a waterborne vessel, has […]

Sail away, sail away? Part 1, tempest in a teapot

5 April, 2012 (10:57) | Boats, Constitution, Housing, Law, Litigation, Maritime laws, Oceans, Real estate taxes, Supreme Court, US News |

By: David A. Smith   Wheeling gulls spin and glide You’ve got no place to hide ‘Cause you don’t need one – Crosby Stills and Nash, Lee Shore   Some cases are born momentous (NFIB v. Sibelius), some achieve moment (Miranda v. Arizona), and some have the moment thrust upon them, because an individual fired […]

P O Box anywhere

4 April, 2006 (13:00) | Affordable Housing, Boats, Demand |

[Continuing our occasional series on the range of home physical configurations.  Previous entries here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.]   Just as housing demand is elastic, housing tenure is a choice, bounded by factors economic and personal, even if it leads to an address of no fixed abode: […]

Hulk sweet hulk

27 May, 2005 (08:48) | Boats, Housing |

Care for a little meandering journey into unusual housing configurations?  A little fable that makes a very modern point?  Even if it does go quite far afield to do so?   What does constitute a home, anyhow?  And what makes it not just livable but appealing?    Much of what makes housing appealing in the […]