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Democratic Candidates Agree: Christie Fumbled Foreclosure Crisis
Joe Tyrell | July 10, 2013 | More Issues, Politics, Housing
Senate and gubernatorial hopefuls blame GOP, big banks for squeezing homeowners.
Jacking Up Houses on the Jersey Shore
Staff of NJ Spotlight | July 9, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Rebuilding stronger and higher is the watchword along the Jersey Shore, housejacking gets the job done.
Jersey Shore Rebuilding Effort Achieves New Heights
NJ Spotlight Staff | June 28, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
'House jackers' in demand as reconstructed structures are built higher post-Sandy
Renters: Hurricane Sandy's Invisible Victims
Hank Kalet | June 26, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Living with friends or family, with no leases and no permanent address, Sandy's displaced are hard to find and harder to help.
NJ Foreclosures In the Wake of the Superstorm
Joe Tyrrell | June 24, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
The housing market takes another big hit, while many NJ homeowners struggle to deal with a raft of new mortgage problems.
COAH in Court: Can It Try to Collect Funds from Municipalities?
Colleen O'Dea | June 6, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
There's $164 million at stake -- money that could be used to help balance this year's budget rather than build affordable housing
Is the Housing Market Making a Jersey Comeback?
Tara Nurin | May 30, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Many indicators are strong, but foreclosures and a Sandy-wracked Jersey Shore need to be considered
Court Blocks State’s Latest Try to Seize COAH Cash
Colleen O'Dea | May 15, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Christie administration wants $164 million in affordable-housing funds to help balance state budget.
New Jersey Renters Getting Short Shrift After Sandy?
Tara Nurin | May 9, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Housing advocates address funding gap in post-hurricane aid for displaced tenants.
COAH Resolves to Take Unspent Affordable-Housing Funds from Municipalities
Colleen O'Dea | May 2, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Money to go to balancing the general state budget rather than building houses for low- and middle-income residents.
Fate of State Affordable Housing Funds on COAH Agenda Today
Colleen O'Dea | May 1, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Disbanded council meets for first time in two years as Christie again seeks to divert money to balance state budget.
Initial HUD Payout, Critical Milestone on Road to Recovery from Hurricane Sandy
Scott Gurian | April 30, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Although only a fraction of what will ultimately be needed, first federal funds a welcome down payment on reconstruction, renovation.
Special Report: Six Months After Sandy
Aaron Fischer | April 30, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Tracking the recovery and the rebuilding, the resilience and the sometimes-surprising optimism.
Senate Committee Passes Package of Bills to Speed Post-Sandy Recovery
Tom Johnson | April 26, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Legislators look to put their stamp on effort mostly directed by Christie administration to date.
'Storm Czar' Marc Ferzan Looks to Bring Some Sunshine to Garden State
Scott Gurian | April 25, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
In first public appearance, state official talks about distributing federal aid to storm-ravaged NJ
Interactive Map: Sandy-Related Insurance Claims
Colleen O'Dea | April 19, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Maps, Map of the Week
Walkaways by Banks Run Up Number of Vacant Homes
Joe Tyrrell | April 19, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Increase in empty foreclosed properties drains social services, financial resources in Newark.
Interactive Map: Sandy Recovery Loans
Colleen O'Dea | April 5, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Planning, Maps, Map of the Week, Sandy
Demolition Crews Finish the Job Sandy Started
Scott Gurian | March 26, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Planning, Sandy
Residents of Union Beach watch as parts of their town are reduced to rubble a second time.
With Future of COAH Still Cloudy, Many Towns Shelve Plans to Build Affordable Housing
Hank Kalet | March 25, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Advocates argue that real losers in political turf war are low- and middle-income families who need someplace to live.
Union Beach Residents Face Limited Options After Sandy
Tara Nurin | March 15, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Caught without mortgages and insurance, many Bayshore bungalow owners can't afford to rebuild or remain.
Interactive Map: Assessing Damage from Superstorm Sandy
Colleen O'Dea | March 15, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Planning, Maps, Map of the Week, Sandy
Low- and Middle-Income New Jerseyans Priced Out of Rental Market
Hank Kalet | March 13, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Advocates argue that administration's $1 billion post-Sandy rebuilding plan won't make much difference long-term.
Bank of America Reaches Out to NJ's Troubled Mortageholders
Joe Tyrrell | March 11, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
As state's foreclosures continue to climb, lenders, lawyers, state and federal agencies, nonprofits pull together to offer relief
Foreclosure Numbers Paint Bleak Picture of Garden State
Joe Tyrrell | March 4, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Foreclosure filings start to slow in most of the country, still on rise in South Jersey.
Interactive Map: Average Home-Sale Prices in NJ
Colleen O'Dea | March 1, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Maps, Map of the Week
No Shelter From the Storm: Stymied by Rules and Paperwork, Homeowners Struggle to Recover From Sandy
Tara Nurin | February 13, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Sandy
Frustration and fear add up to post-Sandy stress for Shore residents who want to get on with rebuilding their homes and their lives.
Rebuild or Retreat from the Jersey Shore?
Janet Babin, WNYC News | January 31, 2013 | More Issues, Housing, Planning, Sandy
In devastated Ortley Beach, residents struggle to decide next move
Christie Blocks Foreclosed Homes as Affordable Housing
Joe Tyrrell | January 30, 2013 | More Issues, Politics, Housing
Proponents ponder next move in bid to solve housing shortage, foreclosure crisis.
Ruling Could Cost Thousands of New Jerseyans Their Homes
Joe Tyrrell | January 22, 2013 | More Issues, Housing
Allowing Wells Fargo to collect full back interest on foreclosed mortgages will drive up debt for overburdened homeowners.
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