Mount Laurel Doctrine

Aerial view of New Jersey and New York City.

New Jersey Passes Fair Housing Reform

A new law streamlines and clarifies the state’s affordable housing requirements for cities and towns.

April 10, 2024 - National Low Income Housing Coalition


Affordable Housing Cap-and-Trade Idea Resurfaces

In New Jersey, a cap-and-trade system existed for two decades and appeared to just perpetuate housing and social inequities. But now legislators and researchers are considering it again.

January 4, 2019 - CityLab

New Jersey Cities Dragging Feet on Court-Mandated Affordable Housing Plans

Fair housing has taken national stage in recent weeks—a Supreme Court ruling and a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule now define fair housing. The New Jersey Supreme Court has also had its say on the subject, and cities are catching up.

July 11, 2015 - The Star-Ledger

Top Books

An annual review of books related to planning.

Top Websites

The best of the Internet—since 2002.

Top Apps

Planning apps for a brave new world.

Top Schools

The definitive ranking of graduate planning programs.

Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.