Christie to vote on amended housing bill

    New Jersey state legislators are expecting Gov. Chris Christie to veto an amended housing bill, which has been in debate for the last year.

    The law, which would eliminate the Council on Affordable Housing and reduces some municipalities’ obligations to provide low- and moderate-income housing options, comes before Christie today.

    Though both houses approved the bill, Christie favored an earlier version, which has since been amended, the Burlington County Times reports.

    The COAH, assigns housing quotas to every New Jersey town and a 2.5 percent commercial development fee.

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