A recent New Jersey decision raises a question of current importance in view of the acute housing shortages in many metropolitan areas. Can a municipality, acting under its power to establish zoning regulations, authorize the construction of multiple-family dwellings in a particular area and simultaneously abrogate private covenants which restrict the area to single-family dwellings?
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS-ZONING-ABROGATION OF PRIVATE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS BY ZONING REGULATIONS,
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