I have seen recently the injustice of the land rental and leasing system so widespread, especially in the U.S. and England, as well as elsewhere. Although widespread, the practice can hardly be considered well-liked. The article linked to below describes well the basic injustice of this system. Land ownership and then rental has its roots quite deeply in history and was known more recently as feudalism. The fact that feudalism still exists, though in a different form, is a fact not often admitted in polite company.
However, it is most certainly a very real part of -- literally -- the landscape. See here why this system is illogical and unjust:
A Changing America: Land