The Nina Simone House will bring 27 units for artists to the South Ward.
Philadelphia-based developer Pennrose LLC and administrators of the Township of Edison recently broke ground on a 172-unit affordable and veteran housing development at the former U.S. Army Camp Kilmer.
Two community associations have penned a letter opposing the 2,360-unit plan, while two other groups support the proposal due to affordable housing and public benefits that are included.
The company will be developing the site of a former office into an upscale residential complex set to include 53 units of affordable housing.
As housing costs continue to rise in Jersey City, there are plans to designate one Bergen-Lafayette redevelopment project as affordable housing.
The council voted 7-2 to introduce a 20 percent affordable housing requirement on all new developments over 15 units, but amendments looking to eliminate several carve-outs in the law were rejected for now.
A Montclair-based company has made significant progress on a residential project that will add 60 affordable housing units in Newark.
A 52-story tower, a new public school, open space, retail, and some affordable housing benefits gained final approvals last month.
Jersey City’s Council took a step earlier this week to clarify how their affordable housing units are doled out, and the regulations would also give city residents the first shot at snagging one of the apartments.
Pending council approval, a hotel development deal now includes funds to renovate a post office, restore a decaying community center, and create new educational spaces for public use.