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An Interview with 2020 Cary Edwards Leadership Award Winner Peter Reinhart

Monday, November 9th, 2020

New Jersey Future is honoring Peter Reinhart at this year’s Smart Growth Awards for his decades of service and commitment to smart, fair, and resilient growth in New Jersey across the government, nonprofit, academic, and business sectors.

The Geography of Poverty and Race in New Jersey

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Despite New Jersey’s urban resurgence in the years since the Great Recession, and despite concerns about gentrification expressed in popular media, high-poverty neighborhoods have not gone away.

New Jersey Future Partners with the New Jersey District of Key Club International

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

New Jersey Future is excited to announce a new partnership with the New Jersey District of Key Club International and the District Project Steering Committee for the group’s service year project “Keeping the Garden State Green.” 

Meet our 2020 Summer Interns!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

New Jersey Future’s internship program is developing the next generation of thinkers in smart growth. Here is what the 2020 summer interns worked on, in their own words.

New Jersey Future Launches the New Jersey Stormwater Utilities Resource Center

Friday, September 4th, 2020

The New Jersey Stormwater Utilities Resource Center  is a one-stop-shop, housing technical legal and financial information, case studies, and helpful guidance on stormwater solutions, community process, and public engagement.

A Guide to Diversifying Housing Options for an Aging Population

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

A new report by New Jersey Future, Municipal Strategies to Diversify Housing Stock for an Aging Population: A Case Study Report, is part of New Jersey Future’s Creating Great Places to Age program.

What’s in your water? A new dashboard will help you find out.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

In December of 2020, Jersey Water Works will launch an online data dashboard to tell the story of New Jersey’s water and sewer systems. This web-based dashboard is being designed for a wide variety of users and will provide a range of metrics that is easy to understand.

Meet our 2020 Spring Interns!

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

New Jersey Future’s internship program is developing the next generation of thinkers in smart growth. We offer graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to assist us with various projects, including research, writing, communications, and administration. Here is what this summer’s interns worked on, in their own words.

Public-Private Partnerships Are a Valuable Tool for Expanding Housing

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

There are many ways for municipalities to finance development, but a public-private partnership (P3) is a particularly versatile tool that offers a lot of potential. A P3 enlists private capital in pursuit of a public good, which could be roads, water systems, or housing.

Aging-friendly housing options: A case study

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

As part of its Creating Great Places to Age program, New Jersey Future has been researching strategies that dozens of municipalities in New Jersey have implemented to provide a more diverse housing stock. These examples of successful local strategies demonstrate possible paths other towns can take to meet the needs of their residents and develop great communities.

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