Christie appoints Diaz to COAH study group

Gov. Chris Christie today by executive order appointed Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz to the Housing Opportunity Task Force. Diaz will serve on the panel with five other members.

The group will review the entire Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) process and make recommendations to Christie for action on changes in the state agency responsible for establishing and monitoring municipal affordable housing obligations in New Jersey, according to a release issued by Diaz’s office.

"I don't think what he's doing tonight, the method by which he's doing it helps to build a trustful relationship."
—Gov. Chris Christie reacting to President Barack Obama's speech on immigration reform.