AIA-NJ Blog

Legislators to Introduce Bill Overriding Court Decision on Affordable Housing

November 21, 2009

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq. Lawmakers have reacted swifty to the Appellate Division’s recent decision that affordable housing must be accorded “inherently beneficial” status when proposed in use variance applications, even if a town has already otherwise met all affordable housing obligations assigned by the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH). On September 18, two Republican Read More

Appellate Division Holds Affordable Housing Qualifies as "Inherently Beneficial Use" in Use Variance Applications

November 21, 2009

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq. On August 24, 2009, the Appellate Division issued a decision in Homes of Hope v. Eastampton Land Use Planning Board that makes it harder for municipal land use boards to deny use variance applications by developers seeking to build affordable housing. At issue in the lawsuit was whether a 100% Read More

Appellate Division Holds Affordable Housing Qualifies as "Inherently Beneficial Use" in Use Variance Applications

November 21, 2009

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq. On August 24, 2009, the Appellate Division issued a decision in Homes of Hope v. Eastampton Land Use Planning Board that makes it harder for municipal land use boards to deny use variance applications by developers seeking to build affordable housing. At issue in the lawsuit was whether a 100% Read More

AIA Releases New Version of AIA Contract Documents Software

November 6, 2009

AIA Contract Documents is excited to announce our new release, which includes innovative solutions that address some of the industry’s latest trends, including Integrated Project Delivery, sustainability and federally funded projects. Current AIA Contract Documents customers are encouraged to attend a webcast on Tuesday, November 10 to learn about what’s new in our latest software Read More

This Week in Trenton by PSI

November 1, 2009

October 30, 2009 Gubernatorial Race Update A new Quinnipiac University poll has Governor Jon Corzine with a five point lead, 43%-38%, over Republican Christopher Christie – with independent Christopher Daggett at 13%.  This is Corzine’s first lead in a Quinnipiac poll and represents a six point swing for the Governor over a poll conducted two Read More

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