Category: Affordable Housing

Jersey City cops living in affordable housing in Newport, sources say

JERSEY CITY — Two Jersey City police officers are sharing an apartment in the city’s Newport section that was set aside as affordable housing for people making less than the cops earn, sources with knowledge of the matter told The Read More

LD39: GOP campaigns on the curiously ignored affordable housing crisis

“Affordable” housing — and the recent N.J. Supreme Court decision that is threatening to blow our state’s property tax burden to a new, terrible heights by mandating construction of HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF NEW UNITS (!) over the next several years Read More

Is this the most New Jersey story ever? You be the judge.

Regular readers of this site don’t need to be told how messed up New Jersey’s affordable housing policies are. Maybe this story will drive the point home for new readers or anyone who is still straddling the fence. It’s one Read More

MUST WATCH: Schepisi’s July 4th stand against N.J. affordable housing insanity

As the FY 2018 budget battle came to a close, Save Jerseyans, at 12:30 a.m. on July 4th, Asw. Holly Schepisi (R-39) stood up and delivered a stinging rebuke of New Jersey affordable housing policies. The reaction to Schepisi’s stand Read More

The Affordable Housing Debacle

Since the 1970’s courts have mandated that municipalities build low-income housing in New Jersey. Despite constructing 92,000 units over the last three decades, a recent decision by the state Supreme Court could require more than 201,000 over the next eight Read More