Urban Development

“After more than 40 years of experience working in Camden, we see no light at the end of Camden’s tunnel unless the doors to the surrounding region are opened for the development of substantial amounts of affordable housing to be constructed throughout the tri-county region pursuant to a ‘fair share’ formula.”

Read more from Peter J. O’Connor, founder of FSHD and Fair Share Housing Center, the public interest law firm that defends the housing rights of New Jersey’s poorest families through enforcement of the landmark Mount Laurel Doctrine. Peter reflects on his many years of dedicated work to help low-income families throughout South Jersey in an essay: Life in Two Americas: The City of Camden and Its Region