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Rosie O’Donnell’s former 9,000 square foot Saddle River mansion is being turned into affordable housing.

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

SADDLE RIVER NJ, according to CBS news Rosie O’Donnell is no longer a New Jersey home owner and her former 9,000 square foot Saddle River mansion is being demolished and turned into affordable housing.

According to reports from the New York Post, O’Donnell’s six-bedroom, nine-bathroom mansion was sold at a $1 million loss for $5.3 million after it sat on the market for five years. The five acre lot that belonged to O’Donnell will be turned into 60 affordable housing units after a fair housing court settlement between the borough of Saddle River and the Fair Housing Center of NJ.

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8 thoughts on “Rosie O’Donnell’s former 9,000 square foot Saddle River mansion is being turned into affordable housing.

  1. Better get that land cleaned up, has to be contaminated.

  2. Imagine tearing up heaven just because someone has this idea of equality based on where people live. I would love to see how this works when you bring Patterson quality in the middle of paradise. I am sure paradise will lose. It’s been proven over and over but the insane still persist in their insanity and in the process ruin the quality of life for others.

  3. Hard to believe there are no well connected people in Saddle River to stop this travesty! Why do liberals have to F everything up?

  4. Progressive Bergen County NJ!!! Best schools!!! Good luck Saddle River NJ

  5. You will note that “Fair Housing – Let Anyone Into The Neighborhood” Rosie has move out of the state and no longer lives in the neighborhood where the “fair housing” is being built.

    She’s living in her WALLED IN exclusive private community thousands of miles away.

  6. Many of them thought this would never happen. With all that wealth someone should’ve bought it preserved. Not for nothing but how is a family that’s in low income can survive in that neighborhood. How do you fit in. They are all millionaires over and over again. Can you imagine you have a family that’s living in alone come housing, how can your children mingle with these higher-ups. I don’t know how it’s going to work. There’s got to be a lot of stress on the family

  7. thanks the left leaning NJ supreme court with the ‘mt laurel’ decision.
    my parents worked their asses off to get out of passaic… and they are rewarded by being forced to again live again with the misfits they worked so hard to get away from…
    only in new jerkey

  8. Maybe it’s time to make the developers using Fair Share to get their projects approved should to live next to one of the developments they create. But, I will guess that they live in pretty secluded and ‘exclusionary’ settings.

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