Fulop calls for more affordable housing at Bayfront site
Jersey City Together leaders are cheering Fulop’s news.
The developer eventually chosen to transform the massive site is currently required to make 10 percent of the units affordable (half of those can be built in other areas of the city). Fulop’s letter said his administration will seek to amend the redevelopment plan to make the requirement 50 percent, all on-site.
JERSEY CITY — In a major shift that would transform a 100-acre mixed-use community planned for Jersey City’s western waterfront, Mayor Steve Fulop said his administration will seek to make 50 percent of the planned residential units on-site affordable housing.
once expressed interest in developing the site, with sources telling The Jersey Journal they intended to market it exclusively as a religious enclave for the Orthodox Jewish community.