- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey town is about to miss its deadline to build new homes for people who were pushed out of their neighborhood in a redevelopment effort.

Mount Holly Mayor Richard DiFolco tells The Philadelphia Inquirer (https://bit.ly/1uSCj8F ) work is going as quickly as it can.

A lawyer for the residents is encouraged that the first residents should be able to move in in the spring.

The Mount Holly Gardens neighborhood was the subject of a long-running legal battle in which residents contended they were being forced to sell their homes for prices too low to afford new ones.

Days before the case was to go to the U.S. Supreme Court last year, a settlement was struck. One provision was for four new units to be ready in 2014.


Information from: The Philadelphia Inquirer, https://www.inquirer.com

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