Chinese citizens are suing Florida over housing restrictions


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A group of Chinese citizens are suing the state of Florida over a new law that restricts their ability to buy property in the state. “They will be forced to cancel purchases of new homes, register their existing properties with the State under threat of severe penalties, and face the loss of significant business,” the lawsuit says (pdf). “The law stigmatizes them and their communities, and casts a cloud of suspicion over anyone of Chinese descent who seeks to buy property in Florida.” Advertisement The law, called SB 264, was championed by Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican who plans to...