Affordable Housing

A Major Neighborhood Transformation Effort Treads Softly On A Community GardenOn a block of North Philadelphia dominated by abandoned houses and litter-strewn lots, the Peace Park was a true oasis.
NJ Court: Judges Taking Over Housing EnforcementNew Jersey's top court ruled Tuesday that judges should take over the enforcement of state affordable housing requirements because the state government under Gov. Chris Christie and his predecessors has failed to do it.
Affordable Housing Advocates Seek Help From New Jersey CourtsThe New Jersey Supreme Court is considering a motion to move enforcement of affordable housing laws from a state agency to the court system.
Cooperation At City Hall Over Plan For More Affordable HousingHas peace broken out at Philadelphia City Hall? Seven months after City Council announced an ambitious plan to boost affordable housing in Philadelphia, the effort is finally moving forward with the cooperation of the Nutter Administration.
NJ Gets More Time To Set Affordable Housing RulesNew Jersey's highest court has given the state a little more time to come up with new requirements for affordable housing in every community.
New Jersey Court: State Needs New Affordable Housing RulesThe New Jersey Supreme Court says the state must rewrite its affordable housing rules to again give each town a number of homes it is responsible for.
Chester County School District Ranks Fourth On National ListAn online reality website has released its list of the top school districts with the most affordable housing, and a Philadelphia suburb has made the cut.
Developers Criticize City's Point Breeze Affordable Housing PlanA controversial plan to build new affordable housing in the city's Point Breeze section was given an initial okay Tuesday by a city council committee.
Report: 61 Percent Of New Jersey Renters Unable To Afford HousingOn Thursday, affordable housing advocates will lobby in Trenton to maintain and expand affordable housing, and promote legislation lawmakers and the governor can agree on.