Supreme Court Affirms that Governor Lacks Authority to Abolish COAH

posted on July 11th, 2013 in Committees, Housing, News

In rejecting the Christie Administration’s argument that the Governor had the power to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) under the “Executive Reorganization Act,” the Court not only affirmed an Appellate Court decision that had invalidated the Governor’s reorganization plan but also appeared to invite the Governor and the Legislature to cooperate in the passage and enactment of COAH Reform.

Member Advisory: Affordable Housing Trust Funds

posted on June 19th, 2012 in Committees, Housing, News

The New Jersey Legislature has a clear path through the ongoing confusion concerning the status of COAH and the present uncertainty about the definition of “committing-to-expend” Affordable Housing Trust Funds: passage of A-2950 and S-2011 – to provide for a two year extension of the July 17th deadline.

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