Zoning laws must be amended for sake of middle class

Thomas Kozma is a Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy junior majoring in planning and public policy. His column, “With Liberty and Justice for All,” runs on alternate Thursdays. Where is it illegal to build a duplex in New Jersey? What about...

Six key trends driving N.J's population changes

"We went too far in terms of development," said James Hughes, dean of Rutgers University's Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, who said household sizes in perimeter counties are shrinking. "It's largely due to millennials. They have suburban...

Developer Who Didn't Repay Loans Gets New Jersey Tax Credits

Without those subsidies developers might not provide homes for low-income people, said Marc Pfeifer, assistant director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University and a consultant on parts of the Economic Opportunity Act. New York Times,...


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