Pare down the square footage from 2,300, say, to 300. Furnish the basics: sinks, bathroom facilities, kitchen appliances. Then build enough of these so-called "tiny homes" to ease the housing burden that has left at least 8,500 of our state's residents without shelter.Read more
Fears about public contractors wielding improper political influence over New Jersey’s elected officials led to drastically smaller contribution limits and other reforms in the mid-2000s.Read more
After progress stalled under Christie administration, new governor has ambitious agenda. But developers worry time will run out before they can access federal tax incentives.Read more
While significant sum still allowed to be diverted, $15 million has been put aside specifically for constructing homesRead more
Tiny houses could be the answer to N.J. housing problems
Two legislators think they have a small solution to a big problem in New Jersey: helping homeless veterans find shelter through a "tiny homes" pilot program.Read more
Imagine Burlington County without the towns of Bass River, Beverly, Bordentown City, Delanco, Fieldsboro, Medford Lakes, Pemberton Borough, Riverton, Springfield, Washington, Woodland and Wrightstown.
Some already have.Read more
Can ‘tiny homes’ establish a firm enough foundation in the Garden State, giving the homeless and the poor a way to put a roof over their head?Read more
Burlington County Legislator Wants To Increase Penalties For Stealing Guns, Soliciting 'Straw Purchases'
Sen. Troy Singleton, D-7th of Palmyra, introduced the two measures on Monday, saying they send a message of “zero tolerance” to criminals who attempt to illegally obtain a gun in New Jersey.Read more
TRENTON — Add protecting Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to the list of Democratic priorities that Senate President Stephen Sweeney and other New Jersey lawmakers want to see funded in the upcoming fiscal year.Read more