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Moratorium has expired and vulnerable tenants may be subject to eviction.

Executive Order 106 declared a moratorium on removing tenants from residential properties as a result of an eviction proceeding. As of today, this moratorium will expire on January 1st, 2022. Please check back periodically for updates.

DCA Emergency Rental Assistance Phase 2 Enrollment

Opens March 22nd

Know Your Rights

We all deserve the right to housing, and there are many ways in which you are protected from unjustly losing yours. NNJ DSA has produced this video below and the other resources on this page to briefly summarize what rights you have during these uncertain times.

Local Rent Control Ordinances by County (Click on District name for link)
  • BAYONNE
    • Ecode 360 website. Municipal code Chapter 16: Rent Control
  • JERSEY CITY
    • Library municipal code website. Jersey City code of ordinances Chapter 260: Rent Control
  • HOBOKEN
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Hoboken Part II: General Legislation, Chapter 155: Rent Control
  • UNION CITY
    • Ecode 360 website. Union City Part II General Legislation, Chapter 334: Rent Stabilization
  • WEST NEW YORK TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Town of West New York Part II General Legislation, Chapter 312: Rent Control
  • GUTTENBERG TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Town of Guttenberg municipal code, Chapter 12: Rent Control
  • SECAUCUS TWP.
    • *Unable to Locate
  • KEARNY TWP.
    • *Unable to Locate
  • HARRISON TWP.
    • *Unable to Locate
  • EAST NEWARK
    • *Unable to Locate
  • NORTH BERGEN TWP.
    • North Bergen Township website. Departments directory, Rent control
  • WEEHAWKEN TWP.
    • Township of Weehawken code from 2015. Currently collecting up to date data

  • BELLEVILLE TWP.
    • Belleville township municipal code. Chapter 12: Building and Housing
  • BLOOMFIELD TWP.
    • Township of Bloomfield municipal code. Chapter 435: Rent Control
  • CALDWELL BORO TWP.
    • Caldwell township uploads. Municipal code Chapter 182: Rent Control
  • CEDAR GROVE TWP.
    • Cedar Grove Township municipal code, Article I: section 208-1 thru 208-14
  • EAST ORANGE CITY
    • Ecode 360 website. East Orange City municipal code. Part III: General Legislation
  • ESSEX FELLS TWP.
    • *Unable to Locate
  • FAIRFIELD TWP.
    • Fairfield township ordinances. Ordinance #2019-17. Replaced chapter 45, section 74A
  • GLEN RIDGE BORO TWP.
    • Library municipal code website. Glen Ridge Borough municipal code. Chapter 17.40: Affordable Housing
  • IRVINGTON TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Irvington municipal code. Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 472: Rent Control
  • LIVINGSTON TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Livingston municipal code, Part II: General Legislation/Land Use. Article XIV: Affordable Housing Regulations
  • MAPLEWOOD TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Maplewood municipal code. Part II: General Legislation/Rental Properties. Article I: Rent Control
  • MILLBURN TWP.
    • *Unable to Locate
  • MONTCLAIR TWP.
    • Township of Montclair user files. Municipal code ordinance O-20-05
  • NEWARK CITY
    • Ordinance of the City of Newark, form ord. 2-5000-24. Replaces Title 19, Rent Control, Chapter 2: Rent Control Regulations
  • NORTH CALDWELL BORO.
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Caldwell municipal code Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 182: Rent Control
  • NUTLEY TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Nutley municipal code Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 532: Rent Control
  • CITY OF ORANGE TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Orange Township municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 166: Rent Control
  • ROSELAND BORO
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Roseland municipal code. Chapter 10: Building and Housing
  • SOUTH ORANGE VILLAGE TWP.
    • South Orange municipal code online. Municipal code Chapter 254: Rental Property
  • VERONA TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Verona municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 402: Rent Control
  • WEST CALDWELL TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of West Caldwell municipal code. Chapter 13: Building and Housing
  • WEST ORANGE TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of West Orange municipal code. Chapter 15: Rent Control
  • BLOOMINGDALE
    • *Unable to locate
  • CLIFTON
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Clifton municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 363: Rent Control
  • HALEDON
    • *Unable to locate
  • HAWTHORNE
    • *Unable to locate
  • LITTLE FALLS
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Little Falls, NJ, municipal code. Chapter 178: Rent Control
  • NORTH HALEDON
    • *Unable to locate
  • PASSAIC
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Passaic municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 231: Rent Control
  • PATERSON
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Paterson municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 381: Rent Leveling
  • POMPTON LAKES
    • *Unable to locate
  • PROSPECT PARK
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Palisades Park municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 311: Rent Control
  • RINGWOOD
    • *Unable to locate
  • TOTOWA
    • *Unable to locate
  • WANAQUE
    • *Unable to locate
  • WAYNE
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Wayne municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 145: Rent Control
  • WEST MILFORD
    • *Unable to locate
  • WOODLAND PARK
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Palisades Park municipal code. Chapter 21: Rent Stabilization
  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS
    • Municode Library website. Berkeley Heights municipal code. Section 17.12.7 Part 18: Affordable Housing Regulations
  • CLARK
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Clark municipal code. Chapter 66: Affordable Housing
  • CRANFORD
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Cranford municipal code, Part II: General Legislation/Land Development. Article VIII: Affordable Housing: §255-81: Rent restrictions for rental units.
  • ELIZABETH
    • Municode Library website. Elizabeth municipal code. Chapter 5.70: Rent Control and Stabilization
  • FANWOOD
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Fanwood municipal code, Part II: General Legislation. Chapter 105: Affordable Housing
  • GARWOOD
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Garwood municipal code, Part II: General Legislation/Land Use. Article XIV: Affordable Housing
  • HILLSIDE
    • *Unable to locate
  • KENILWORTH
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Kenilworth municipal code, Part II: General Legislation/Land Use. Part 5: Affordable Housing
  • LINDEN
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Linden municipal code. Chapter 11: Rent Control
  • MOUNTAINSIDE
    • Municode Library website. Mountainside municipal code. Chapter XI: Building and Housing
  • NEW PROVIDENCE
    • *Unable to locate
  • PLAINFIELD
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Plainfield municipal code. Article 2: Discrimination in Housing Practices
  • RAHWAY
    • *Unable to locate
  • ROSELLE
    • Ecode 360 website. Borough of Roselle municipal code. Chapter 334: Rent Control and Registration
  • ROSELLE PARK
    • *Unable to locate
  • SCOTCH PLAINS
    • *Unable to locate
  • SPRINGFIELD
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Springfield. Chapter 14: Rent Leveling
  • SUMMIT
    • Ecode 360 website. City of Summit municipal code. §2-43: Rent Commission
  • UNION TWP.
    • Ecode 360 website. Township of Union municipal code. Chapter 421: Rent Control
  • WESTFIELD
    • Ecode 360 website. Town of Westfield municipal code, Part III: Land Use Regulations/Land Use Regulations. Article 23: Affordable Housing Regulations
  • WINFIELD
    • *Unable to locate

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