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Victory: 35% of new units at Jersey City's Bayfront will be affordable

Updated: Jun 14


“Today’s announcement represents a huge step forward...” It's been three years since Jersey City Together launched their campaign to make Bayfront more affordable.


With the proposed purchasers made public, 35% of the units in the initial parcels affordable (400 out of the 1,100 units on the first four parcels). The vast majority of these units will be at 60% of AMI or below. Great work by all involved to get here -- including Uche Akpa, who served on the Bayfront Advisory Board, and all the leaders & staff who worked for decades to create the opportunity in the first place.


Press here:

Hudson County View: https://hudsoncountyview.com/jersey-city-set-to-begin-first-phase-of-construction-on-100-acre-bayfront-development/

Jersey City Times: https://jcitytimes.com/jersey-city-unveils-massive-bayfront-mixed-income-housing-development/

Jersey Journal: https://www.nj.com/hudson/2020/06/jersey-citys-grand-development-plan-for-hackensack-river-waterfront-includes-35-affordable-housing.html

New York YIMBY: https://newyorkyimby.com/2020/06/jersey-city-officials-reveal-8000-unit-housing-development-on-hackensack-river-waterfront.html

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