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Losing ground near Camp Bullis

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Carlos Guerra’s column today points out how “vested rights” could derail efforts to limit new housing around Camp Bullis.

Our series of stories called Losing Ground examined how developers in Austin aggressively lobbied for a state law governing vested rights that favored the real estate industry. Since then, developers have used the law thousands of times to avoid all kinds of city ordinances.