When we met in May, members of a group were about to go to court for the third time. Mostly an activity and gathering place, this squat has chosen to focus on citizen organizations and nonprofits, although there are some artists in the building.
A recent Montana Supreme Court decision involving an easement across a ranch is reminder to carefully investigate, both before and after purchase, the claims of non-owners who are using or occupying land.
But there's nothing like the feeling of urban discovery, when you stumble upon an awe-inspiring structure that makes you feel, if only for a few moments, as if you just discovered a lost city, a vanished civilization.
Many are now asking themselves the question: "How will I find a new place to live when I have no income, cash or credit rating? Where will I go?" Don't panic. Let's calmly and rationally go over your options.