Good data about the market surrounding a redevelopment plan can help make sure the plan is substantial enough, and can convince community members to support it.
Housing and Equity
There are things municipalities can do to make fulfilling their affordable housing obligations workable, and an enhancement to the community.
While the new administration has threatened significant cuts to federal redevelopment tools, there is reason to hope that some important programs will remain.
New Jersey Future’s 2017 gubernatorial platform recommends targeted smart-growth investments and strategies to help accelerate New Jersey’s economic growth.
New Jersey Future hosted the annual gathering of state and regional smart-growth organizations in downtown Newark.
Population loss at the Jersey Shore did not start with Hurricane Sandy. A look at the Census data shows some more specific long-term trends. Part 1 of 2.
The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.
On their 15th anniversary, a salute to the multi-year winners and supporters of New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards.
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.