On their 15th anniversary, a salute to the multi-year winners and supporters of New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards.
Housing and Equity
Speakers at the Redevelopment Forum session on affordable housing all stressed the opportunities inherent in creating more affordable housing, and that towns should be proactive so they get the kind of housing that helps them meet other objectives.
The New Jersey State Redevelopment and Development Plan just turned 15. It’s working, but it needs to work better.
A look at how several cities have updated their zoning codes reveals some common approaches to using their land more flexibly and smartly.
The water crisis in Flint should serve as a wake-up call in New Jersey and across the nation that we have neglected our water infrastructure for too long.
Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.
A new report examines lessons learned from the groundbreaking local-recovery program piloted by New Jersey Future in six Sandy-affected towns.
New research shows that housing growth in New Jersey’s older-built-out places weathered the recession better than their greenfield counterparts.
An analysis of growth in residential certificates of occupancy and changes in home values suggests that distressed municipalities have fared at least as well as their non-distressed counterparts since the Great Recession.