We are deeply disappointed that the Jersey City Council approved a sham inclusionary zoning bill even after hearing four hours of testimony from more than 60 residents and advocates who were opposed. The post Letter: Fair Share Housing Center Decries Rush to Pass Faulty Housing Ordinance Over Strong Community Objections appeared first on Jersey Digs.
The council voted 7-2 to introduce a 20 percent affordable housing requirement on all new developments over 15 units, but amendments looking to eliminate several carve-outs in the law were rejected for now. The post Not Without Controversy, Jersey City Advances Inclusionary Housing Ordinance appeared first on Jersey Digs.
After months of discussion and modifications, a compromise that will lessen the financial impact of controversial mobile vendor fees appears to have been reached. The post Jersey City Set to Vote on Revamped Food Truck Ordinance Tonight appeared first on Jersey Digs.
A judge has temporarily blocked the town’s newly passed rent control law, which two groups are looking to challenge via a public question to voters. The post Court Halts Montclair’s Rent Control Ordinance as Referendum Seems Likely appeared first on Jersey Digs.
Improvements to Bayonne’s aging water supply infrastructure could be forthcoming. The post Proposed Ordinance: Part of Bayonne’s Leaking Aqueduct ‘Must Be Replaced’ appeared first on Jersey Digs.
Despite some pushback, the town’s council passed a rent control law that will limit annual increases on apartment leases to 4.25% and 2.5% for seniors. The post Montclair Enacts New Rent Control Ordinance appeared first on Jersey Digs.
The developer of Lincoln Harbor is taking the town to court over an ordinance they claim retroactively limits building heights and adds public parking requirements to a redevelopment agreement. The post Hartz Mountain Sues Weehawken Over Land Use Ordinance appeared first on Jersey Digs.