resist Governor Christie's efforts to dismantle COAH
This was a sharp change from the previous approach used by COAH
from 1987 to1999, which projected the future need for affordable homes on a regional basis, and then allocated to each municipality in a region its fair share of the responsibility for making possible the development of such homes.
122) After Mount Laurel II seemed to threaten each local government with a judicially calculated "fair share" of housing, the state legislature delegated definition of the "fair share" to the COAH
, consisting of a mix of developers, housing advocates, and suburban mayors.
There is one salient difference between COAH
and the baseclosing commission: the state legislature is not bound to vote up-or-down on COAH
's package of "fair share" decisions.
the narrower issue was whether Governor Christie could abolish COAH
Lawsuits from the state organization representing builders, the New Jersey Builders Association, challenge administrative actions by COAH
, including extending old obligations to provide affordable housing.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE/TITLE SOUGHT: REDEVELOPMENT/LAND USE COUNSEL (Land Use, Redevelopment & Real Estate Matters) Redevelopment and Land Use Counsel to represent the CITY OF BAYONNE in all aspects of redevelopment, municipal land use law and real estate law including but not limited to Fair Housing Act, COAH
, and affordable housing issues; eminent domain and redevelopment and real estate issues; municipal land use law including state regulations affecting the same; NJDEP, legislation, and regulations; and familiarity with Titles 40 & 40Aof the New Jersey Statutes.
Feb 18: The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties will host a COAH
Update/Crowd Funding seminar at the NJ Center of Excellence, Bridgewater, NJ beginning at 3 p.
Council on Affordable Housing ( COAH
) on behalf of municipalities.
Attendees were briefed on a broad spectrum of issues, ranging from a game changing new incentive program, to land use court decisions to COAH
fees and more.
Veteran State House reporter, Michael Aron, of NJTV, moderated the lively discussion, which covered topics including New Jersey's economic conditions, housing and land use policy priorities, COAH
reform, outlook our on the 2012 and 2013 elections, and need for a new rail tunnel into New York City.
Johnson also served on the chapter's COAH
, Port Revitalization and Transportation Funding task forces.