Reader says Affordable housing can be beneficial to a handful of people but can be devastating to so many more

This affordability thing is one of the most perverted things I have come across.. How can an organization such as Fair Share housing have so much leverage in dictating their agenda. How can they play as they wish with the quality of life of so many towns, villages and people who have worked hard to […]

By |November 19th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Bergen County Towns Vote to Reject Forced Overdevelopement thru Affordable-housing

November 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hillsdale NJ, Ballot questions were overwhelmingly approved in four Bergen County towns, Residents in Hillsdale, Park Ridge and River Vale voted this month in support of non-binding questions that called for the towns to stop issuing permits for large-scale housing projects until statewide affordable-housing rules are established. Dumont voters […]

By |November 18th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Reader Challenges Candidate Vagianos to Make His Views on “Affordable Housing” Clear

Speaking of the wall, did anyone see the summary of Vagianos’ housing comments as they appeared in the Ridgewood News? I am hoping they were mis-reported, but as I read them, he won’t comment on his view of the multi-family housing debacle in our state because the Courts are dealing with it.

Has he never taken […]

By |October 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Reader asks are we prepared for the additional strain of the hundreds of new families who are going to be moving downtown

file photo by Boyd Loving

Lot of water leaks in town – – our infrastructure is aging and we need to take preventive steps. At the same time, we need to be prepared for the additional strain of the hundreds of new families who are going to be moving downtown once the projects are completed.
Is the […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

Reader asks Where will the Water Come from for the hundreds of new families’ in the CBD

No-one seems to want to answer the questions put forth in many prior blogs.
1. Where is the water going to come from to supply the needs of all these new residences? I realize they don’t water but hundreds of new families’ personal uses would probably end up to close to the amount of water the […]

By |October 5th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

A Vote for Phil Murphy is a Vote for More Over Development in Ridgewood 

September 28,2017

by Carolee Adams

Ridgewood NJ, if you are opposed to COAH/Fair Share Housing in NJ? Being overrun with developers taking advantage of its unfair, unconstitutional formula? Express your protest at the voting booth on Election Day! One of its major funders is the Philip and Tammy Murphy Family Foundation and, as we know, Phil Murphy […]

By |September 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Princeton Council Criticizes ‘Fair Share Housing Center’ As Affordable Housing Trial Continues

Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi  asks , “How and why does a not for profit entity have so much power over government in the State of New Jersey? Inquiring minds want to know. ”

Posted on January 23, 2017 by walkableprinceto

Princeton Council members expressed anger and frustration at their regular meeting Monday night after being presented with a […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Holly Schepisi New Jersey State Assemblywoman for District 39 accuses the founder of Fair Share Housing of creating a “totally false” narrative 

photo by Dana Glazer

August 31,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

River Vale NJ, In this interview the founder of Fair Share Housing stares that municipalities aren’t being forced to allow builders to build 5 market rate units for an affordable unit and that the narrative is “totally false.” For my friends around the State facing lawsuits […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

N.J. Real Estate Power Rankings: The 15 hottest markets

Glen Rock Places Number 12

Posted August 24, 2017 at 08:12 AM | Updated August 24, 2017 at 09:58 AM

Stephen Stirling | NJ Advance Media for

NJ Advance Media is launching a feature this week dubbed the New Jersey Real Estate Power Rankings.

Every three months, we will rank the top 15 real estate markets and chart […]

By |August 26th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Van Emburgh Avenue Apartment complex would have negative impact on local community

Our quiet, serene, beautiful and peaceful neighborhood on Van Emburgh Avenue stretching from Washington Township into Ridgewood and made up of 100 percent single family homes is about to be shattered by a court-ordered imposition of a 44-unit apartment complex. This mandate is to satisfy some nebulous rules about complying with Affordable Housing politically-correct social […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|10 Comments