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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Wimberly Appointed to Joint Committee on Housing Affordability

Newly appointed Housing and Community Development Chairman Benjie Wimberly has been appointed to the New Jersey Joint Committee on Housing Affordability by Speaker Craig Coughlin.

I look forward to discussing the issues New Jersey is currently facing, including making our state a more affordable place to live, said Wimberly (D-Passaic). I am eager to tackle ever-rising housing prices and property taxes as well as aiding in community development.

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Carter Sworn in as Newest Member of New Jersey General Assembly

Replaces the Late Jerry Green

Vowing to fight for affordable housing, education funding, tax relief, environmental protection and women and minority owned businesses, Linda Carter took the oath to join the New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday, representing the 22nd Legislative District in Middlesex, Somerset and Union Counties.

I am humbled and honored to be able to swear this oath and become a member of the General Assembly, said Carter, a Democrat. Now its time to roll up my sleeves and get to work in passing legislation to make New Jersey safer, stronger and more affordable.

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