Letter: Jersey City’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Close Loopholes for Developers, Protect the Public Interest
Jersey City's inclusionary zoning ordinance is a weak piece of legislation, seemingly selling out the public in favor of developer relationships and profits.
We have now been in quarantine for two months - two months that many people have been unemployed and unable to pay their rent and/or mortgages. With no federal assistance in sight, here's how landlords and tenants can work together to ease the burden.
We are deeply disappointed that the Jersey City Council approved a sham inclusionary zoning bill even after hearing four hours of testimony from more than 60 residents and advocates who were opposed.
Regardless if you are in favor or against short-term rentals, be informed before you vote, because neither the short-term rentals platforms nor the hotel industry have your best interest in mind.
"This past week Jersey City has felt different, somewhat distant, and sad. Last week’s shocking events left a community scared. Not scared because of the gunshots but scared because of the hate that is being spread."
Real estate is what makes cities thrive, but when does it become too much? A reader and long-time Jersey City Heights resident weighs in on the outcry surrounding 107 New York Avenue.