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New Jersey’s Council On Affordable Housing recently released updated figures for how many income-restricted homes should be provided in every municipality in the Garden State. Princeton was told that it didn’t need to build any new income-restricted housing, even though … Continue reading
New Jersey’s Council On Affordable Housing (COAH) recently updated the numbers of income-restricted homes that each municipality in the state must provide. For Princeton, the headline was simple: no new income-restricted homes are required. This is because Princeton has more income-restricted homes than … Continue reading
Are you familiar with the ‘Little Free Library’ Movement? It’s a way for neighbors to share books- something which might seem like a good idea in a brainy town like Princeton. And indeed- Little Free Libraries are now springing up … Continue reading
We hate to say “I told you so”, but according to a report produced by a demographer retained by Princeton Public Schools, the decision to approve 280 walkable apartments at the old hospital site will not produce an unmanageable flow of new … Continue reading
Thanks to Philip Curran at the Princeton Packet for getting the story. Princeton and AvalonBay were back in court today to sort out their disagreements regarding the developers agreement for redevelopment of the old Princeton hospital.
Princeton municipal representatives are due in court this morning for the latest legal battle over redevelopment of the old Princeton Hospital Site on Witherspoon Street. The site was purchased by developer AvalonBay earlier this year with a view to building … Continue reading
One of the nicest trails in Princeton starts at the parking lot of D&R Greenway Meadows and continues through uninterrupted green space along the Stony Brook and then by the Jasna Polana golf course all the way to Route 206- some … Continue reading
‘Advisory Planning Districts’ have been suggested as a new way for Princeton neighborhood residents to provide input on planning matters. Tonight, based on their interim report, an ‘Advisory Planning Districts Task Force’ looks set to recommend against setting up new committees, but … Continue reading
Princeton’s “Save The Dinky” group, who have been waging a legal campaign to reverse the relocation of the Princeton rail station, have suffered another court setback.
Housing Experts: More Apartments, Small Homes, Density In Walkable Places Needed To Fix NJ Affordability Crisis
New Jersey’s Star-Ledger news group is hosting a series called ‘Improving New Jersey’ in collaboration with Together North Jersey, and the first topic under consideration is the housing crisis in New Jersey. As we know, New Jersey is the second-worst … Continue reading