For Birnbaum and his family, the house had been a refuge and source of strength in tumultuous times. All of that changed in 2012, when the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) threatened to seize Birnbaum’s home and transform the property into a mixed-use development. The Supreme Court’s 2005 Kelo v.
The state’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority could not provide assurance that its plans for the property and surrounding area “would proceed in the reasonably foreseeable future,” the court ruled. Therefore, there was no immediate necessity for the taking (“necessity” is a required element in any eminent domain taking-where none exists, then the taking cannot go forward.
Court strikes down taking that is “a manifest abuse of the eminent domain power” Charles Birnbaum, standing in front of his house, which the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority sought to.
CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY v. CHARLES BIRNBAUM :: 2019 :: New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division - Published Opinions Decisions :: New Jersey.
Judges upheld a 2016 decision. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority tried to use eminent domain in order to take the Atlantic City home of Charlie Biernbaum. Judges agreed. CRDA is abusing their power. For past 5 years, Birnbaum, a piano tuner, has been relentlessly hammered. The CRDA’s non-stop pursuit of land-banking his family home. NOTE: CRDA land-banked properties pay NO taxes.
Meanwhile, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) is attempting to use eminent domain to help take over the home of a piano tuner named Charlie Birnbaum so that a private company that had previously gone bankrupt can build a casino on it.
Casino Reinvestment Development Authority v, Birnbaum, 458 N.J. Super. 173 (App. Div. 2019) (condemnation, CRDA statutes and “land banking”) Borough of Glassboro v.
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority on Wednesday appealed a judge's decision last month to let Charlie Birnbaum keep the home the agency wants to condemn. Superior Court Judge Julio.