Fair Share Housing Center

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  • December 23rd 2009

    Preparing for 2010

    Posted by Kevin Walsh

    We write to share our thoughts about 2009; to urge you to go to our new website; and to ask for your support so we can continue our work in 2010.

    As 2009 draws to a close, we look back on a year of successful advocacy that you supported on behalf of New Jersey’s lower-income households. But as we look forward to 2010, we have to prepare for continued efforts by many of New Jersey’s wealthiest towns, and perhaps the Governor-elect, to exclude lower-income families.  (more)

  • November 16th 2009

    An historic time for the Mount Laurel Doctrine

    Posted by Kevin Walsh

    This is my inaugural blog posting, which comes at an important time in the history of the Mount Laurel doctrine. On December 1, 2009, the Appellate Division will hear oral argument on the 30 appeals of the Third Round housing regulations filed by municipalities, builders, and Fair Share Housing Center. The panel of three judges will decide whether the Council on Affordable Housing’s regulations satisfy the requirements of the Mount Laurel doctrine and whether municipal claims of being unfairly treated are legitimate. (more)