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Affordable Housing

The attorneys who specialize in the area of affordable housing represent and advise developers on various issues related to affordable housing, including Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) regulations and procedures, municipal affordable housing ordinances and fair share plans, builders remedy lawsuits, and financing for affordable housing developments, such as state funding and the federal low income housing tax credit program.

Affordable housing/COAH matters are a complicated and ever-changing area of the law that requires legal guidance and advice for both residential and non-residential projects as well as the institutions financing these developments.

The following links provide additional information about the latest developments by COAH.

Interested In Affordable Housing? Now Is The Time To Put Municipalities On Notice

Affordable Housing Is Now In The Hands of the Trial Courts

Fourteen Years Later And Still No Third Round Regulations

COAH Releases Its Long-Awaited Regulations

The COAH Saga Continues

New Jersey State Senate Passes Bill S-1

Governor Signs Into Law Moratorium on the 2.5% Nonresidential Development Fee

Governor Signs Into Law Affordable Housing Reform Law

Summary of New COAH
Third Round Rules, Effective October 22, 2008


PDF of Entire Copy of Adopted NJAC 5:96 (procedural Third Round rules)

PDF of Entire Copy of Adopted NJAC 5:97 (substantive
Third Round rules)


List of Towns That Have Submitted Third Round
Affordable Housing Plans Plans to COAH


Proposed Bill S2485 Amending Non-Residential
Development Fee Act


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