Local lawmakers, especially in Fairfield County, cried out loudly in opposition to the idea of the state overstepping home rule and erecting buildings that might conflict with local planning and zoning.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious redevelopment plans won’t involve the use of eminent domain to acquire property, Planning Director Carl Weisbrod said Tuesday.
Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, stumbled upon Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposal to transfer all local authority regarding land near the stations to the state while she was going over the transportation budget with a fine-tooth comb.
New York City Council members and housing advocacy groups called on Mayor Bill de Blasio Wednesday to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure.
Irvington, N.J., is moving forward with plans to become the second municipality in the nation to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.
Meantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government’s flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.
More than 500 homes in the town were either damaged or destroyed and town officials said that they want to make sure that the town is protected from future storms.
In Long Beach Township, the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on 60 of the 465 oceanfront property owners to give their blessing to the project.
Mantoloking is planning to use eminent domain to take control of small strips of land from oceanfront homeowners holding up a beach replenishment project.