Dave Chappelle Spoke out Against Affordable Housing Plan in His Community
A plan for an affordable housing portion of a new development in Yellow Springs, Ohio has reportedly been scrapped after comedian Dave Chappelle added his voice to those opposing it.
Chappelle, who plans to open a restaurant and a comedy club in the area under his company Iron Table Holdings LLC, was one of several who spoke out Monday during a village council meeting about the project.
As seen on a video posted to the Yellow Springs Community Access YouTube page, Chapelle questioned why the council would support the housing plan “while it kicks out a $65 million-a-year company.”
“You look like clowns. I am not bluffing. I will take it all off the table,” Chappell told the council.
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