NJ Lawmakers Rip Christie On Housing Funds

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday waded into the state's challenge of a court order that blocked it from taking some $140 million from municipal affordable housing trust funds, arguing that Gov. Chris Christie's administration has misrepresented a law allowing the seizure of that money.

The New Jersey Appellate Division on May 13 froze the implementation of a measure from the state’s Council on Affordable Housing ordering towns that haven’t spent or earmarked their affordable housing funds to hand over the money. While the case is slated...
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