Definitions for "Property Rights"
the rights of an owner of private property; these typically include the right to use the property as she sees fit (subject to certain restrictions, such as zoning) and the right to sell it when and whom she sees fit
The rights of an individual to own property and keep the income earned from it.
Legal protection for the boundaries and possession of property. Assigning of property rights to individuals, collectives, or governments will depend on the economic system. View Capstone Lesson(s) that address this concept
rules that guide what people can and cannot do with property. Laws, police, and the courts help guard property owners from theft. Zoning regulations limit property use to protect neighboring land owners.