let me see if I have this right..
He owns it.
It was damaged in the storm.
he wants to fix it with his own (and likely his insurance companies) money.
But the government won’t let him. So they are gonna just take it from him and fix it with tax payers money?
No it doesn't.
It DEFINES tyranny.
If they are using is federal dollars to purchase his property then he just needs to contact he the federal OIG that oversees the federal department that issued that money to the City.
The Feds have very strict property acquisition policies which favor the property owner.
If it is local dollars that is different but they place to hook them is if they have ever used federal dollars before then he should be able to claim a unfair practice as the City has to adopt the Fed Policy for property acquisitions.
When was communism ever logical?