No limits for NJ cities on low-income housing applications

By Nate Beck (June 10, 2022, 6:35 PM EDT) — Local governments in New Jersey can require developers to build more affordable housing than the state constitution requires, a court ruled Thursday. appeal in a decade-long case to compel four luxury apartment developers in Hoboken to designate units for low-income residents.

Led by the state Supreme Court, a three-judge panel from the state’s Superior Court Appellate Division rejected arguments that developers did not need to designate 10% of their units as affordable in four apartment complexes because the City of Hoboken had never enforced a law requiring them to do so.

Last year, the Supreme Court suspended…

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