Affordable Housing

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NJ Court: Judges Taking Over Housing Enforcement

New 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.

03/10/2015

Kevin Walsh, lead attorney for the Fair Share Housing Center, addresses the New Jersey Supreme Court. (credit: New Jersey Courts)

Affordable Housing Advocates Seek Help From New Jersey Courts

The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering a motion to move enforcement of affordable housing laws from a state agency to the court system.

01/06/2015

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Cooperation At City Hall Over Plan For More Affordable Housing

Has 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.

10/13/2014

(A for-sale sign in the window of a home.  File photo by Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

NJ Gets More Time To Set Affordable Housing Rules

New Jersey’s highest court has given the state a little more time to come up with new requirements for affordable housing in every community.

03/14/2014

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New Jersey Court: State Needs New Affordable Housing Rules

The 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.

09/26/2013

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Chester County School District Ranks Fourth On National List

An 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.

05/17/2013

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Developers Criticize City’s Point Breeze Affordable Housing Plan

A 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.

11/14/2012

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Report: 61 Percent Of New Jersey Renters Unable To Afford Housing

On Thursday, affordable housing advocates will lobby in Trenton to maintain and expand affordable housing, and promote legislation lawmakers and the governor can agree on.

05/16/2011