Court: New Jersey can't take towns' affordable housing money

April 9, 2015 7:50 PM

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A New Jersey appeals court ruled Thursday that Gov. Chris Christie's administration may not seize money that towns had set aside for affordable housing projects, the latest housing-related court ruling to go against the governor.

Since 2012, Christie had been trying to use for the state budget money that towns had charged developers for affordable housing projects but had not spent or committed to spend.

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