Hurst presents bill limiting Blacksburg student housing, wants more for long-term residents
RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - Delegate Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg) wants to help the Town of Blacksburg with what he says is “a significant shortage of housing for its long-term residents.”
According to a bill to be reviewed by the General Assembly when it begins its session January 13, the Town Council would be allowed to accept voluntary proffered re-zoning conditions to limit or prohibit undergraduate students or people under the age of 23, unless they are a part of a family.
The acceptance would be contingent on The Town of Blacksburg being required to designate areas where student housing is encouraged.
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