With the enactment of the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” or the “CARES Act” and the issuance of Executive Order No.106 by Governor Murphy, tenants are under the impression that they are no longer obligated to pay rent. They are wrong. For more information click here.
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Millions of Americans have already suffered a loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and will have trouble paying the rent and meeting other financial obligations. As you know, on March 22, NMHC released a voluntary set of recommended principles for apartment firms to support residents impacted by COVID-19. They include: (1) […]
Please see this latest contribution from POA member Brach Eichler on the current situation for owners here.
Like you, we’re closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have received several calls from members concerned about the effects of the moratorium on evictions. We understand your concern and we are here for you during this challenging time. As resources become available and new information is released we will […]
By Jonathan R. Mehl, Esq. The question at times arises as to when a Landlord’s faces a responsibility for the criminal acts of third parties. This issue was again ruled on by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in the tragic circumstances in the case of Pitts v. Gianini v. Brady, […]
By Thomas J. Major On November 5, 2019, voters in Jersey City, NJ approved expansive regulations on “short term rentals” commonly listed on Airbnb, VRBO and similar sites. These regulations (codified in Chapter 255 of the Jersey City Municipal Code) permit short rentals only in limited circumstances. Ordinance 19-077 promises to have wide-spread effects on […]
By Hon. Mahon L. Fast, JSC (Ret) of Counsel, Ehrlich Petriello Gudin & Plaza The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution includes the following statement: No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of […]
By Bruce E. Gudin, Esq. A recurring issue in New Jersey Landlord Tenant Law is the treatment and handling of a residential tenant’s security deposit. The essence of a residential apartment security deposit is to protect the landlord against a tenant’s failure to follow up on his or her responsibilities and obligations to the leasehold. […]
By Tony Gomes Dealing with any type of plumbing issue can be overwhelming, especially if it’s related to your drain or sewer lines. You need to ensure that any company you hire specializes in drain and sewer services of all scopes. You want a team of experts dedicated to providing solutions for homeowners, plumbing contractors, […]
By Todd A. Smith The expectations on how a product will perform or service completed will obtain the first sale for a company. The results will determine how efficiently a company earns a second sale. The referee has placed the football between the hash marks, and the clock is ticking, the defensive players are set, […]