In New Jersey, most landlord tenant cases are
heard in the county where the rental is located. So if you are getting
evicted, for example in Manalapan, your case, or forms, will be in the
Monmouth County Landlord Tenant court, located in Freehold.
Jersey "Truth in Renting Booklet"
from the Department of Community Affairs. Landlords in a 2 or more unit home (3 if you occupy one unit),
MUST be given to tenants.
IT HERE, FREE. The Landlord
Tenant "HOTLINE" is 1-609-292-4174 - recorded
messages or you have to write in.
The Following pertain to off-campus housing in
New Jersey and the various laws to control over-crowding and rowdy behavior.
NJ "Animal House"
law N.J.S.A. 40:48 - 2.12. Controls rowdy
"resort" rentals and college town rentals.
Township, NJ ordinance.
Pets - and your landlord.
How to Rent With Pets. Pet Deposits.
Jersey Security Deposit: There is a 5 day grace
period for rent payments before a late charge may be
assessed. Read more in New
Jersey Security Deposit
deposito de garantia
- por legal services of New
. Read your lease for detailed information and penalties
for late payments.
TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (CO)
A municipality may require by ordinance
that a landlord cannot rent a unit unless the
landlord first obtains a Certificate of
Occupancy (also known as a "C.O.") from
the municipality. Check with the local Health
or Building Department. A C.Ois a procedure to ensure that
rental units meet code standards before they
are rented. Failure by a landlord to
obtain a C.O may be used
to show that the conditions in the apartment
are poor and violates the landlord's duty to
provide habitable housing. (In theory). So
landlords - protect yourself!. Follow your
local municipalities building and fire codes
as required for rentals.
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