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Dover Community Homeowners Allowed to Contest Rent Hike

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DOVER, Del. (AP)- The Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled that approximately 220 homeowners in a manufactured homes community in Dover have the right to contest a 2015 rent increase.
    
Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III says the Wild Meadows Home Owners Association is covered under the Rent Justification Act and can continue with a currently stayed Superior Court case over a proposed $45.74 monthly rent increase.
    
Arbitrator Ciro Poppiti III says the proposed increase, which would raise the cost of rent to $485.39, is unjustified.
    
Wild Meadows Homeowners Association President Fred Neil says December Corp. is looking to fund $102,000 in community repairs.
    
Attempts to reach December Corp. for comment were unsuccessful.
    
The 55-plus age neighborhood sits just east of U.S. 13 near Dover International Speedway.

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