Oral arguments being heard on Christie’s right to unilaterally abolish Council on Affordable Housing underscore deeper constitutional implications.
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New Jersey Supreme Court hears oral arguments in case challenging COAH
Hank Kalet, NJ Spotlight.com Editor's note: The crux of Hekemian's argument before the zoning board of adjustment is that the United Water property has been designated by the 2004 master plan as the location where New Milford will satisfy its affordable housing obligations. The fate of the so-called growth-share method of setting municipal affordable housing obligations is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court. During five-plus hours of arguments on Nov. 14, housing advocates and groups representing builders sparred with representatives of state and local governments over the methodology for calculating municipal affordable housing obligations. At stake is how -- or even whether -- towns with few housing units available to middle- …