Assembly Housing and Community Development

The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee is responsible for reviewing legislation dealing with municipalities, counties, local finance, local public contracts, property taxes, local authorities, housing, land use, zoning and planning.
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Mazzeo & Andrzejczak Bill to Spur Residential Housing Development & Homeownership in AC Clears Assembly Panel

Asm. Vince Mazzeo Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo and Bob Andrzejczak to help spur owner-occupied housing development in Atlantic City to promote investment and help alleviate the property tax burden placed on taxpayers due to the downturn of the casino industry was approved Thursday by an Assembly panel.

"While there is some promising news coming out of the remaining casinos in Atlantic City, we must continue to find ways to spur development and investment in the city while growing the property tax base to help alleviate the burden on local taxpayers," said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). "Giving developers and investors an incentive to build housing that will attract new homeowners to Atlantic City to live in the city year round is good for the city and good for local businesses and taxpayers..."

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Out-of-Network Health Care Costs, College Affordability Bill, Protecting Domestic Violence Victims from Guns & 4-Year Sandy Recovery Update Highlight Thursday Assembly Committees

Atlantic City Housing Incentives, Child Safety, Tamper-Resistant Opioid Drugs & Zackhary's Law Among Bills Also on Tap

The Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act, along with a four-bill Assembly college affordability package, protecting domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms for abusers and - to mark the fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy - testimony on the recovery work that remains to be done and the challenges that its victims are still facing as they try to rebuild highlight Thursday's Assembly committee hearings...

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Muoio Unveils Five-Bill Package Aimed at Protecting Tenants & Landlords from Increase in Rental Scams

Legislation is Part of a Multi-Faceted Approach in Conjunction with Local & County Officials
Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio unveiled a comprehensive five-bill package to protect tenants and landlords from rental scams as part of a multi-faceted approach launched by local, county and state officials on Tuesday.

Muoio detailed the bill package during a press conference - alongside Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson, Trenton Police Director Ernest Parrey and Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello - where the findings of the Mercer County Fraudulent Housing Occupancy Task Force were released along with a number of proposed solutions, which include Muoio's bill package.

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