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New Castle County recently announced new measures to address vacant housing. County Executive Matt Meyer signed legislation allowing the county to register vacant properties if the owner fails to register them – and imposes additional penalties and fees for vacancy.

 

It’s part of a broader county strategy that includes prioritizing rapid rehabilitation and resale of vacant properties, streamlining the Sheriff sale process

 

Delaware Public Media’s Megan Pauly sat down with Meyer to discuss these efforts and what impact he hopes they’ll have.

 

 

A federally funded housing program has been helping Delaware expand the supply of affordable housing for low-income residents since the early 1990s.


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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki unveiled what he calls a neighborhood stabilization plan for West Center City Thursday.


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A helicopter crash near the New Castle County Airport shortly before noon Thursday left one person dead.

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New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer signed an executive order at the Bear Public Library Wednesday addressing undocumented residents in the county.


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Traffic in the First State could be up nearly 3 percent this Memorial Day weekend, according to a report from AAA Mid-Atlantic.


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A public meeting Monday night focused on possible paths forward for Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium.


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The ACLU of Delaware is suing the town of Milton on behalf of a resident forced to remove political signs from her front yard.


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