COMMENTARY: Law detriment to Delaware economy, affordable housing

As an elected official, I am concerned over the welfare of the city and its inhabitants. Keeping housing affordable and helping the growth of the economy to keep taxes as low has been hurt by state laws. Therefore, this sense of urgency. Chapter 70, §7040, recognizes the imbalance between a person or persons who invest […]

COMMENTARY: The $200,000 leased-land housing question

Fred Neil

[State] Sen. Bruce Ennis recommended $200,000 should be designed for creating an “Office of Manufactured Housing” within the Delaware State Housing Authority to better coordinate issues involving 11 percent of housing stock considered affordable homes, reported to be 50,000-60,000 by the DSHA. Low-income and limited-income (seniors) citizens [who] are drawn to affordable housing on leased […]