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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

In the Matter of the Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 and 5:97 by the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing


In the Matter of the Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 and 5:97 by the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing 
(A-90/91/92/93/94-10; 067126) 
The Third Round Rules are at odds with the FHA, which incorporated the Mount Laurel II remedy. Although that remedy imposed thirty years ago should not be viewed as a constitutional straightjacket to legislative innovation of a new remedy responsive to the constitutional obligation, the FHA remains the current framework controlling COAH’s actions. With respect to the current version of the FHA, the Third Round Rules are ultra vires. 9-26-13