"Eminent domain is the power possessed by governments to take over the private property of a person without his/her consent. The government can only acquire private lands if it is reasonably shown that the property is to be used for public purpose only. Federal, state, and local governments can seize people’s homes under eminent domain laws as long as the property owner is compensated at fair market value."
While rules restrict the government from exercising eminent domain for the benefit of an individual, it can be employed for a community of people or residents of an area. There is potential, then, for people not in agreement with the government's action to be displaced and disadvantaged.