News Articles 2020

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December 2020

Hillsborough: Route 206 shopping center, apartments hearing to continue in February

Corner of South & DeHart in Morristown poised for new heights, and housing, Dec. 29

Cranford Township and Hartz Mountain Agree to 750 Walnut Avenue Settlement

Somerville’s Future Takes Shape: Civic Center, Public Plaza, Apartments, Retail Planned Adjacent to Train Station

Fair Share Housing Center Sues to Overturn Deeply Flawed Jersey City Affordable Housing Ordinance Following Public Outcry

It’s time to redevelop this empty 19th century office, Morristown board says; owners blame COVID for vacancy

November 2020

Pallone Voices Opposition to Private Residential Development at Gateway National Recreation Area

‘Best We Could Do’: Council Takes Deal For 448 Units at Former Sony Site

750 Walnut: A Look at the Proposed Settlement Between Cranford and Hartz Mountain

Plan calls for three apartment buildings and hotel at Moorestown Mall

It can be tough to build affordable housing in N.J. Here’s why.

Deal Lands: Developer Would Get to Build 448 Multifamily Units on Former Sony Site;  Affordable Housing There and on Borough Property

Hillsborough: Apartments, fast-food restaurant planned behind former Cost Cutters

Westfield Redevelopment: Council Hears from Lord & Taylor Redeveloper

Cranford to Hold 750 Walnut Avenue Town Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Affordable housing site by Kushner in wealthy N.J. town is suing next town to pay for utilities

Court Ruling Forces Over Development on Wayne

October 2020

Moorestown Accepts 13 Acres Of Land For Open Space

NJ Transit Wants To Build At Metropark Station; Developer Sought

COVID’s impact: The ‘burbs’ are back, retail is changing

72-acre Mixed-Use Waterfront Development Site Sold to Bordentown Township Site to be preserved as riverfront park

September 2020

Borough of Englewood Cliffs to Hold High Density Housing Hearings

Condemnation for Washington Street buildings? Morristown planning board hears pitch

South Toms River Mayor Will Not Sign Deal For 390 Residential Units

Flemington developer reveals scaled-back Courthouse Square redevelopment project

South Toms River Mayor Will Not Sign Deal For 390 Residential Units

New Apartments in the Suburbs Attract New Yorkers

New Jersey, New York top list of states people are fleeing most

Write-in campaign launched in Mansfield after committee moves to limit public speech

August 2020

Revised concept offered for lifestyle center at Peddler’s Village site in Wall

Construction begins on Paterson Armory housing development

Peddler’s Village video stirs comments on Facebook

Fire Tears Through Luxury Building Construction Project In Somerville, N.J.

Westfield Declares Rialto, Lord & Taylor Properties ‘In Need of Redevelopment’

July 2020

[HUD] Secretary Carson Terminates 2015 AFFH Rule

Council votes 6-0 to approve 50-unit affordable complex as trial looms

Jackson Residents Condemn 1,100-Unit Housing Development

Letter: ‘Redevelopment’ — Code Word for Urbanization & High-Density Structures

Entire Town Of Belleville ‘In Need Of Rehab?’ It Could Happen

Hundreds of Homes and Apartments Proposed Near Mount Olive’s International Trade Center

OPINION: Affordable housing should be within existing sewer system to lessen environmental impacts

Judge: Wall’s affordable housing plan is fair and reasonable

June 2020

If N.J. malls want to survive, turn their crumbling parking lots into housing, expert says

South Brunswick Meets Affordable Housing Deadline, Public Hearing in August

Assembly votes to convert foreclosures into affordable homes

Cranford Roundhouse named to endangered list

335 Residential Units and Hotel Envisioned Near I-78 in Warren Township

Cranford Roundhouse named to endangered list

May 2020

Hillsborough finally settles affordable housing litigation

Fanwood Development and Business Update for May 2020

Coronavirus Escape: To the Suburbs

Coronavirus Crisis Threatens Push for Denser Housing

April 2020

251 Apartments Envisioned for Former Ethan Allen Furniture Complex in Passaic

These New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus vow they’ll never return

Pulte Homes hearing on South Brunswick multifamily development continues next month

Freehold Township could OK big zoning changes to allow new 848 affordable homes

Building heights spark tension between Jersey City, Hoboken and Union City

March 2020

Englewood Cliffs Fires Affordable Housing Counsel; Mayor Claims ‘System Rigged’

Park Ridge Housing Trial to Examine Available Land

Cranford Township Committee votes on 750 Walnut Ave.

Parsippany plan calls for 1,718 residential units to replace corporate office parks

February 2020

Rutherford Planning Board Approves Holman Properties for Redevelopment

Residents React to Announcement of Rumson’s Future Housing Plans

Westfield Council Moves on Redevelopment, Briefed on Housing Mandates

State Starts to Apportion All $60M Affordable-Housing Funds in 2020 Budget

Verona Board of Planning Determines Cameco Development is Compatible with Master Plan

Toll Brothers will publish revised notice for housing application in Cranbury

Planners OK Toll Brothers’ Plans for Hamilton Ave. Property in Berkeley Heights

Murphy Administration Announces Affordable Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan

Committee Asks Bd. to Look At North Ave. ‘Redevelopment’

Rosie O’Donnell’s NJ Home Is Getting Turned Into Affordable Units

Morris County: These projects are under construction in 2020

Clark to Construct 177 Units at Intersection of Walnut Avenue and Valley Road

MAYORS DISH: [Woodcliff Lake] Rendo talks up potential of Broadway

January 2020

Paramus OKs affordable housing agreement. Here’s what it calls for

Linden building vacant for half-century to be replaced

East Orange’s Brick Church Plaza to Close This Year, 820-Unit Mixed-Use Development Envisioned

Kushner family clears hurdle to build 590 apartments in Jersey Shore downtown

Westfield Looks at Redevelopment, Housing for South Avenue Area

Three-story building OK’d for Raritan Road [Clark]

Housing Insecurity Among Senior Citizens Is Growing Issue in High-Cost New Jersey

Mayor Smith [Scotch Plains] Sets Out His ‘Complete Agenda’ for 2020

Unusually Contentious Scotch Plains Reorganization Meeting May Have Signaled Launch of the 2020 Mayoral Campaign

Trump moves to undo Obama-era housing rules

Westfield Seeks Control Over Court Mandated Housing Planned

Westfield Looks at Redevelopment, Housing for South Avenue Area

Bridgewater Township to Sever Ties With Somerset County Business Partnership

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