Archive for Tag: affordable housing

Proposed affordable housing changes make bad policy worse, McGuckin and Kanitra say

TRENTON, N.J. – It could be called the Unaffordable State. New Jersey’s high taxes and overregulation push millions of New Jersey residents to the brink already. Now, the proposed fix to New Jersey’s affordable housing law will make a bad problem worse, especially for suburban taxpayers, Assemblymen Greg McGuckin...

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Clifton and Sauickie say bill mandating high-density housing makes NJ less affordable

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Rob Clifton and Alex Sauickie voted against the bill changing the affordable housing system and increasing towns’ construction obligations for the next decade when it came to the Assembly floor for a vote on Monday. “Mandating municipalities build high-density housing projects, but refusing to address...

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Legislative panel on affordable housing didn’t hear from local officials, say Clifton and Flynn

TRENTON, N.J. – During the Assembly Housing Committee hearing on the bill overhauling a town’s affordable housing obligations Wednesday, there were many people who testified from private interest groups but only one was a local elected official, while other stakeholders didn’t have an opportunity. That wasn’t enough to get...

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