During a press conference on Friday, April 24, Governor Murphy announced new measures to assist renters and home owners during the COVID-19 crisis. Specifically, the Governor signed Executive Order 128, which allows renters to use their security deposit to pay rent. The EO provides that: Residential tenants may request in writing (including electronically) that they would […]

Today, state lawmakers will be considering the 2020 New Jersey Emergency Rental Assistance Program, a proposed rental assistance bill that would help those unable to pay rent due to the COVIID-19 crisis. While this  well-crafted legislation is the best possible short-term solution possible, we here at NJAA know we need federal assistance. Our executive director, […]

Today, the Asbury Park Press featured an Op-Ed authored by Executive Director David Brogan on how landlords and tenants can work together to find common ground when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis. As you, our members, are aware, this crisis has deeply impacted property operations in many ways. Read on to learn more on […]