NJ Panel Told Post-Sandy Affordable Housing Is Dire

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT) -- New Jersey community and legal organizations warned a state Assembly panel Thursday that unless New Jersey bureaucrats intensify their efforts to create affordable housing in communities that were leveled by Superstorm Sandy, the state will bleed human capital that it may not regain.

The advocates told the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee that while affordable housing has always been a problem for New Jersey, the problem has escalated in the wake of Sandy as residents — particularly senior citizens and the working poor — have...
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