Kansas House limits local authority on housing, inclusionary zoning

The Kansas House advanced two bills Monday that would limit the authority of local governments to enact certain kinds of housing laws, including one that could affect the city of Lawrence’s rental inspection program.

House Bill 2665 would prohibit cities or counties from enacting residential property licensing laws that require periodic interior inspections unless the owner or occupant consents.

Rep. J.R. Claeys, R-Salina, said the bill is intended to protect the Fourth Amendment rights of property owners and tenants to be free from unwarranted searches by government officials

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