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Affordable Housing in Journal Square and Beyond Dominates Council Caucus

Affordable housing took up the lion’s share of time during yesterday’s municipal council caucus. Following through on a pledge to narrow the socio-economic shelter gap confronting many residents, Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano is pushing for a more equitable share of affordable housing in the Journal Square area. To facilitate that goal, Boggiano is seeking […]

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Solomon Slams “Frivolous” Landlord-Backed Lawsuit

Jersey City Councilman James Solomon is pledging to fight a landlord-backed lawsuit that seeks to overturn the city’s new “right-to-counsel” law. Under two ordinances passed unanimously in June, the city established a program to provide free access to legal services for Jersey City residents in landlord-tenant court. Brought by the Jersey City Property Owners’ Association, […]

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Non-Profit Challenges Developer’s Plan for Hudson River Skyscrapers

A developer’s plan to build along the Hudson River is meeting with pushback from a local non-profit. This week The Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy filed objections with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to oppose the state’s issuing a “waterfront development permit” for the construction of four residential skyscrapers jutting out into the Hudson River […]