The Central Jersey Housing Resource Center honored New Jersey Future with its Outstanding Achievement in Affordable Housing Award.
Housing and Equity
Concerns over Gov. Christie’s Sandy Recovery Action Plan include insufficient funds for planning, too little assistance for low-income renters.
At this Redevelopment Forum session, speakers emphasized that changing demographics will mean municipalities will need to plan for changing housing needs.
The founding director of the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey will receive this year’s Cary Edwards Leadership Award.
Four innovative projects and three visionary plans comprise the list of winners of New Jersey Future’s 2013 Smart Growth Awards.
Foreclosure filings start to slow in most of the country, but are still on rise in South Jersey.
The recent signs of recovery in New Jersey’s homebuilding industry can be traced in large part to a market-driven surge in building permits issued for multi-family construction.
The transit station inventory provides policy makers, municipal officials and development professionals with a systematic way to identify the highest-potential opportunities for various kinds of development around transit stations.
The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit has proven to be a popular incentive to concentrate jobs and housing around transit hubs. It is approaching its funding cap, which provides a good opportunity to take stock and perhaps adjust. But it also raises important questions about how the state wants to apportion its economic development incentives going forward.
In the past three years, New Jersey’s county population growth patterns have shown a remarkable reversal from their previous trend toward outward-pushing sprawl development. The newest Census figures indicate a return to urban and inner-suburban counties, to more compact, walkable places.