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Rutgers Center for Government Services presents the 14th Annual Current Issues in Planning and Zoning Conference on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Avenue in Somerset, NJ. Edwin W. Schmierer, Chairperson of Mason, Griffin & Pierson‘s Local Government Law Practice Group, will be on the faculty of program’s general session – “Affordable Housing in New Jersey?”. The event is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Planning and Zoning Administrators. For more information go to https://cgs.rutgers.edu/planningzoning.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.