The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.
Housing and Equity
Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decision invalidating COAH’s growth-share rules is a major victory for sound planning as well as for housing affordability.
Based on experience with the first round of federal Sandy rebuilding funds, recommendations have been submitted for additional guidance on how to use the next round.
A new study indicates that creating greater opportunities for those who are poor to live in mixed-income neighborhoods enhances their ability to move into the middle class, and can thus enhance overall economic growth.
New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.
The Central Jersey Housing Resource Center honored New Jersey Future with its Outstanding Achievement in Affordable Housing Award.
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.