By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times of Chester County, July 28, 2015
Bill would let state make housing, zoning choices instead of local communities
Along with about 50 other people, I attended a hearing at West Chester Borough Hall on July 20 about House Bill 809 proposed to the PA House of Representatives.
On the positive side, we have a democratic process that allows citizens to find out what our legislators are doing and to hear differing views in a public forum.
On the negative side, the bill is a total disaster, as was made clear by speakers from West Chester, Lower Merion, Millersville, and State College. (Four realtors and landlords spoke for the bill, however.)…
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