Creation of new affordable housing is high on Gov. Jack Markell's (D) initiative to spend $135 million on one-time economic development projects. The money is a portion of the estimated $320 million state
Delaware counties seeking funding from the state's Community Development Block Grant program have until Feb. 25 to file with the State Housing Authority. About $2 million is expected to be
Delaware House lawmakers approve a measure that would make it illegal for a public housing authority in the state to ban ownership of guns among tenants. Opponents contend that the shift in policy will
A ban on gun ownership at properties owned by four public housing authorities in Delaware faces a legal challenge from the Nat'l Rifle Assn. based on findings by the Caesar Rodney Institute,
State senators clear legislation on eminent domain restrictions, allowing governments to apply the practice to public uses only. While the move is seen as yet another boost for property rights, it
State House members approve a bill which would protect the rights of manufactured-home owners by allowing them the right of first offer if a landowner decides to sell the community property. The bill
State senators vote to limit eminent domain in the state to public purposes despite ringing opposition from local government representatives claiming it would restrict their home-rule authority. If
Eminent domain restrictions now in place on cities could be further tightened if compromise state Senate legislation succeeds. Delaware was the first state to tackle eminent domain restrictions following a 2005 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. New London.
Alphonso Jackson, the embattled secretary of Housing & Urban Development will announce his resignation Monday, well-placed sources tell us.