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Mar 18

Committee Approves Bill Exempting Certain Housing from Zoning

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 18, 2021 at 11:16 AM by Legislative Staff

A-3326 was recently reported favorably out of the Assembly Health Committee, with committee amendments.  The Senate companion bill, S-1676, has already been approved by the full Senate.  The intent of this legislation is to allow hospitals to construct housing and provide wrap-around services for individuals who are homeless or housing insecure.  Additionally, the legislation would make housing constructed, rehabilitated or remediated by a hospital for these purposes would be a permitted use in all residential and nonresidential districts, and exempt from local zoning restrictions.   

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