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Homeless U.S. military veterans salute the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Homeless U.S. military veterans salute the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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DCA reserves 100 housing vouchers for needy veterans

As many as 100 homeless, disabled and low-income military veterans and their families in New Jersey will move into affordable dwellings for up to 15 years, at the end of a process just beginning through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

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OCEAN Inc. Proposes Micro Housing Plan

A shortage of affordable housing in Ocean County for veterans, seniors, and people with special needs has prompted Ocean Community Economic Action Now (Ocean) Inc., to propose building micro houses and renting them to reduce homelessness, according to Ted Gooding, President and CEO of the nonprofit. 

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Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R)
Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R) (NJ's 10th Legislative District website)
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From Toms River to Trenton: Assemblyman Greg McGuckin

Like all of his colleagues, Shore Assemblyman Greg McGuckin (R-10) will be up for re-election in November.

Assemblyman McGuckin appeared on the March 11 edition of "Townsquare Tonight" on WOBM-AM 1160/1310

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Scale & Gavel, Peter Dazeley, Getty Images
Scale & Gavel, Peter Dazeley, Getty Images
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As the Case is Being Considered, There’s Reaction to Arguments Raised in the Berkeley Housing Suit

No decision yet on whether a State Superior Court Judge will compel Berkeley Township to allow the construction of affordable housing units for Sandy victims on Route 9.

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Lawsuit to be Heard Friday on Berkeley Township Affordable Housing Proposal

A lawsuit against Berkeley Township over opposition to a proposed affordable housing project on Route 9 goes before Ocean County Superior Court Judge Vincent J. Grasso this Friday at 9:30 a.m.. 

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A replica Micro Home displayed in Point Pleasant in September, 2014/photo by TSM News
A replica Micro Home displayed in Point Pleasant in September, 2014/photo by TSM News
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Solution Proposed to Increase Affordable Housing in NJ

Zoning and building code regulations would be relaxed to allow New Jersey municipalities to create Tiny Homes, affordable dwellings between 300 and 500 square-feet, under proposed legislation by New Jersey state Senator Raymond D. Lesniak (D). 

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Showdown on Affordable Housing

A showdown is on the horizon as Toms River officials refuse to accept the state's map designating three areas in the Township for likely affordable housing construction to meet third-round obligations. 

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Affordable Housing Discussion

Toms River already is affordable, according to Township officials opposed to the State's third round of affordable housing mandates.

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Toms River Takes Steps to Fulfill State-mandated Affordable Housing Obligations

The Toms River Township Council this week approved a resolution to allow an age-restricted, senior citizen complex to be built on municipal-owned land at the intersection of Massachusetts and Cox Crow Road, as part of its state-mandated affordable housing plan.

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Court Rules New Affordable Housing Rules Needed

A divided New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday issued its latest ruling in a string of cases on affordable housing that date to the 1970s, ordering the state to rewrite its rules for how many homes for low-income residents each town is responsible for and inviting lawmakers to rethink their approach to the issue.

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