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Why is it illegal in some states to rent out part of one own's home, if both parties agree to it? [closed]

In some states like New York for example, there are many laws regarding the limitations of how one is allowed to rent out parts of one own's home (assuming one owns the building) or apartment. The ...
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What is the standard of review typically used for zoning regulations in the US?

I gather this may vary by state, but in NH at least (since 2006), rational basis review is the standard used for judicial review of zoning regulations/ordnances. The [NH Supreme] Court held that the ...
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What is the precedent for zoning regulations concerning height in rural districts? (class action)

I live in a semi-rural area that has requirements of 200 feet of frontage and 100 foot setbacks. Most of the lots are least 2.5 acres. Nevertheless, there is a 30 foot height restriction on buildings. ...