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NJ Supreme Court’s COAH Reorganization decision will be released tomorrow morning

Posted by Kevin Walsh on July 9th 2013

The Supreme Court announced this morning that tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. it will release it decision that decides whether Gov. Christie can abolish independent agencies:

Expected Supreme Court Opinions for July 10, 2013

A-127-11/A-14-12 In re Plan for the Abolition of the Council on Affordable Housing (070426) (Statewide) Argued 1/28/13

Pursuant to the Executive Reorganization Act of 1969, N.J.S.A. 52:14C-1 to -11, may the Governor abolish the Council on Affordable Housing, an independent agency that was created by the Legislature through the enactment of the Fair Housing Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-301 to -329, and transfer the duties, responsibilities and obligations of that agency to the sole authority of the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs?

For more information regarding the appeal, see our earlier blog entries:

Media coverage regarding the reorganization plan is available here.

FSHC’s response to the Court’s decision will be available here and released by email. To sign up for FSHC’s emails, please visit here