Dave Chappelle Purchases 19 Acres Of Land In Ohio In An Effort To Keep Out “Wealthy Interlopers”
Everyone is aware of Dave Chappelle’s affinity for “cancel culture” at this point. But it now appears that he is actively attempting to cancel his own plans by opposing a $39 million housing development that would ostensibly contain affordable housing.
Chappelle has purchased 19 acres of land next to his home in Yellow Springs, Ohio in an effort to prevent a significant development from taking place there. It appears that Chappelle purchased the acreage to put some space between his existing holdings and the potential for additional construction.
In a tirade before the Yellow Springs Village Council in February, Chappelle expressed his disapproval of the additional dwellings. If the planned construction went forward, he threatened to cancel millions of dollars worth of investment in the village. Chappelle purchased a 39-acre farm in 2015 and now resides there on the outskirts of Yellow Springs in a three-bedroom home.
Chappelle has refuted claims that he opposes affordable housing. Carla Sims, one of his agents, said: “Dave Chappelle didn’t kill affordable housing. Concerned residents and a responding Village Council ‘killed’ a half-baked plan which never actually offered affordable housing.” Only 3 of the 143 properties will be used for affordable housing, she pointed out. Chappelle’s close associate and architect added, “It’s clearly not designed for the benefit of the villagers… The developers rushed the project, and got a sweetheart deal with council that was not properly vetted.”
Chappelle’s expenditure on the extra 19 acres is still unknown, but with his projected net worth of $50 million, he clearly has the money to do so.
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