On Friday, August 7, Governor Murphy announced the Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program (SLEG) to assist small rental property owners (3-10 unit properties) and their tenants during the COVID-19 emergency. The $25 million grant program will support landlords and renters by reimbursing small landlords for missed or reduced rent payments that occurred between April 2020 […]

On Tuesday, June 9, Governor Murphy signed¬†Executive Order 153 which permitted outdoor swimming pools to open effective 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020. Additionally, indoor pools were permitted to reopen as of Thursday, July 2, 2020 per Executive Directive 20-022. As such, apartment communities are allowed to open swimming pools, as well as hot […]

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 […]