NJ Town Settles Fight Over Plan To Raze Poor Neighborhood

Law360, Los Angeles (November 13, 2013, 9:34 PM EST) -- A New Jersey town reportedly voted late Wednesday night to approve a settlement that ends a long-running dispute over the town's decision to raze a neighborhood of low-income homes to make room for market-rate housing, in a case that was set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court next month.

The Mount Holly Township Council’s vote to approve a deal with residents of Mount Holly Gardens comes just two weeks after 12 state attorneys general urged the high court to preserve their right to bring disparate...
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