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  • Assembly Votes to Convert Foreclosures into Affordable Housing

    Posted June 25th, 2020

    Legislation more than eight years in the making that creates a new state program for turning foreclosed residences into affordable housing was passed overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Assembly. Keep reading »

  • Information on the Suspension of Rent Increase Rules for HMFA Rental Units

    Posted April 24th, 2020

    Recently Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 103 and as a result the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency obtained the approval of the Governor as well as unanimous consent of the NJHMFA Board to suspend certain rent increase rules during the pendency of EO 103. To learn more about which rental units are subject to this rent increase moratorium (and which ones are not) please read this Asset Management Bulletin from NJHMFA. Keep reading »

  • Saddle River Reaches Affordable Housing Settlement

    Posted February 24th, 2020

    As part of a fair housing settlement with Saddle River, a 5-acre estate once owned by Rosie O’Donnell will be redeveloped into affordable units. An agreement was reached that calls for the development of 139 housing units to help satisfy Saddle River’s obligation to provide housing for low-income people and individuals with disabilities. Keep reading »

  • Settlement Reached in Housing Discrimination Case

    Posted February 21st, 2020

    New Jersey has reached a settlement with a township property owner who rejected a potential tenant planning to pay rent with federal Section 8 housing assistance. Keep reading »

  • Local Land Use Policies and Affordable Housing for Seniors

    Posted December 19th, 2019

    An opinion piece in The Hill discusses the issue of how to affordably house seniors and the role land use policies play in the ability, or inability, of cities to meet the needs of this expanding population group: In the next decade one in five Americans will be over the age of 65, the largest population of seniors in U.S. history. Keep reading »

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