TITLE

'Fair Share' Housing Rules Need a Redo, Court Says

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the response to the January 25, 2007 ruling of the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. The Appellate Division invalidated the Third Round rules of the State Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) for determining how towns comply with their Mount Laurel affordable housing obligations. The court put on hold the 297 current Mount Laurel proceedings. COAH has six months to come up with new rules in line with the court's opinion. COAH will undertake rule-making in response to the Appellate Division's opinion. To ensure that the revised rules will be based on the best possible data and analysis, COAH is reaching out to experts and specialists in the fields of affordable housing, economics, demographics and planning.
ACCESSION #
24662379

 

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