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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 40A, MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES

    Chapter 12A:

      Section: 40A:12A-4.2: Guidelines for tax abatement relative to affordable housing.

2. Any municipality that makes the receipt of a tax abatement conditional upon the contribution to an affordable housing trust fund shall include within the ordinance detailed guidelines establishing the parameters of this requirement including, but not limited to, the following:

a. standards governing the extent of the contribution based on the value of construction for market rate residential or non-residential construction, as the case may be; provided, however, that this contribution shall not exceed $1,500 per unit for market rate residential construction, $1.50 per square foot for commercial construction, and 10 cents per square foot for industrial construction;

b. a schedule of payments based upon phase of construction; and

c. parameters governing the expenditure of those funds, legitimate purposes for which those funds may be used, and the extent to which funds may be used by the municipality for administration.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:53.

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