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Challenging Segregation In Princeton And Mercer County

At this time of year, it’s worthwhile to think of how we can maintain the legacy of Martin Luther King by challenging segregation in Princeton and our local area. Sadly, despite past work and progress, we still live in a very segregated … Continue reading

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Should Princeton U. Students Live Off-Campus?

Should Princeton University undergraduates have an off-campus housing experience? That question is raised in a great piece by Steve Swanson in ‘The Daily Princetonian’  (‘Temporary Utopia’, read the full article here). Potentially, living in non-college housing would offer students a chance … Continue reading

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Report: New Jersey Is Second-Worst State In The Country For Housing Cost

Statistics released last week from the non-profit Center for Housing Policy reveal that New Jersey is the second-worst state in the USA for housing expense. 31% of New Jerseyans are facing a ‘severe cost burden’ in paying for their homes. … Continue reading

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Walkable Housing Helps Local Princeton Businesses

Princeton is lucky to have a number of really great local businesses. Despite the combined onslaught of the big box chain stores and internet shopping, these businesses have survived and play a great part in making our town an interesting … Continue reading

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NJ Planners Told: More Apartments and Condos Needed

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association heard a plea at their recent annual conference to stop fix the housing market by phasing out dysfunctional planning and zoning practices. Real estate expert Jeffrey Otteau told the conference that … Continue reading

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