Affordable Housing Segment Can't Justify Variance: NJ Court

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Friday nixed a real estate developer’s bid for a variance to build multifamily housing in the township of Branchburg, ruling the development’s inclusion of a fraction of affordable housing doesn’t justify its benefit to the community.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division sided with Branchburg’s Board of Adjustment, affirming the dismissal of Advance at Branchburg LLC’s challenge to the board’s denial of a zoning variance needed to build a proposed...
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