Articles, Handbooks, and Other Resources

To Solve the Housing Crisis, Cities and States Must Work Together

"Homeward Bound: The Road to Affordable Housing" is the National League of Cities' report on five recommendations for national action and five recommendations for local action.

NLC's report, Local Tools to Address Housing Affordability: A State-by-State Analysis, examines interactions between cities and states on tools to improve housing affordability. Related article: NLC report: Cities, states need better cooperation to solve the housing crises , from Smart Cities Dive.

What the Rise in Renting Means for Cities

An article from the April 2019 issue of Governing, which includes the fact that "in several New Jersey cities just outside New York, about 7 out of 10 residents rent, and their numbers are climbing."

"Homeowners Guide to Property Taxes" released.

League affiliate the Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey collaborated with NJCPA, NJ Realtors, investors Foundation, and Rutgers to produce a "Homeowners Guide To Property Taxes."

Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development

On October 2, the 2018 Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development focused on affordable housing, job creation, and building a stronger and fairer economy with Gov. Murphy presenting his goals during his keynote address.

Prepared Remarks by the Hon. Phil Murphy, Governor, State of New Jersey; Atlantic City, NJ; Oct. 2, 2018.