Adam Gordon, executive director of the Fair Share Housing Center, discusses the center’s recently released report, Untapped Resources: How New Jersey Can Leverage State Financing and Land for Affordable Housing and approaches New Jersey should be taking to increasing the affordable housing stock in the state.
Peter Kasabach, executive director of New Jersey Future, is this week’s guest on the SBN Newsmakers TV Show, hosted by SBN news director Steve Lubetkin. He discusses the key budget priorities that seem positive, and mentions several initiatives that New Jersey Future believes should get more attention — and more funding — from the state.
SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports on how a deadly fire in a North Philadelphia duplex apartment is generating conversations about the city’s lack of affordable housing and how to better support low-income families.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (SBN)—Although 66% of Federal Reserve economists think it’s likely that a “correction or downturn” in the economy will start some time around 2020, Philadelphia commercial real estate developers think there’s still lots of running room for virtually all sectors in the market, but they admit that affordable housing projects will face financial challenges because of the high cost of construction here.
One of the biggest problems facing America’s cities is creating affordable housing for people who work there. Listen to an audio news report about Missing Middle Housing. Buy a podcast download of the entire seminar.
Listen to SBN’s exclusive audio interview with Rutgers researchers Morris Davis and Deborah Tantleff about the effect of multifamily housing on school districts.
Editor’s Note: This story was originally reported for our content partner, GlobeSt.com. CHERRY HILL, NJ—(SBN)—Multifamily developer Pennrose Properties and the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey kicked off construction…