A perspective on the Rental Housing Issue…

The BRMC received this letter from a concerned citizen. Excellent points are made, so we wanted to share.  This is a key issue for our November election:

I am a relatively new resident of Bernardsville, having moved into the borough a little over four years ago. While there are times I couldn’t have imagined a better place to live and raise my family, things are not what people perceive in and around my neighborhood. 
My # 1  issue today is the continued deterioration of the housing situation, specifically the illegal overcrowding of rental properties in the borough. While most of this “stacking” has occurred in the section of the borough known as “Little Italy”, I see it spreading to other neighborhoods and is affecting every Bernardsville homeowner, no matter where you live.

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