Update: May 16,2023

Delaware State lawmakers are considering legislation that would prohibit municipalities from enacting laws requiring landlords to evict tenants for criminal activity by the tenant, a member of their household or a guest.
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Proposal to bar municipalities from requiring eviction for “criminal activity” advances in Senate

A very real challenge for municipalities!

How to protect citizens in dire need of protection (specifically victims of domestic abuse) while creating effective legislation that protects and improve the neighborhood at large.

This has been a point of discussion for several years. A recent article (click here) in the St. Louis Dispatch discusses letters sent by housing and civil rights advocates to six cities across St. Louis County saying their “nuisance ordinances violate residents’ constitutional rights”.
Would perhaps behoove municipalities to proactively take a fresh look at existing ordinances.
This is an issue being discussed across the country.
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