What Landlords Need to Know
COVID-19 Executive Orders & Legislation
Many renters in New Jersey are protected under the eviction moratorium. Click below for information on the current protections for renters.
Executive Order 128: RENTERS CAN USE THEIR SECURITY DEPOSITS AS RENT PAYMENTS
Executive Order 190: IT IS AGAINST THE LAW AT THIS TIME TO SHUT OFF ANY RENTER'S WATER, GAS, ELECTRICITY DUE TO NONPAYMENT.
TENTANTS ARE ALLOWED TO MAKE RENT PAYMENTS USING THEIR CREDIT CARD.
Housing Assistance Programs
Help your tenants apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program that can help them pay portions of their rent. Many counties and some cities are running their own Emergency Rental Assistance Programs. Click below to apply for an Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
Being a landlord has many benefits, but comes with much responsibility. Housing counseling services are free through this program. They provide information on a range of topics including:
Helping you understand your obligations and options as a landlord
Reviewing current COVID-19 moratoriums for property owners and tenants
Developing an Action Plan to resolve homeowner issues such as: late or non-payment of mortgage or property taxes, and other assessments
Opportunity for housing counseling and mediation services
Assisting you in communicating with your lender, tenant, etc.