OFFICE OF LANDLORD/ TENANT RELATIONS

The Office of Landlord Tenant Relations administers and enforces the Rent Control Ordinance, Chapter 260 of the Jersey City Municipal Code and provides education, information and referrals to city residents in connection with landlord/tenant issues.                                                                                                               

Notice of September 17th, 2020 Rent Leveling Board Meeting
Click HERE to Access Meeting
Sunshine Notice
 
ATTENTION ALL JERSEY CITY TENANTS
***TENANT RIGHTS/RESOURCES DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY***

In response to the current Public Health Emergency the City Council unanimously passed Ord. No. 20-306 which prohibits any rent increase and any penalty for late rent payments until August 1, 2020 in all rent controlled and non-owner occupied 1-4 unit dwellings.
Read Ord. No. 20-306 - Rent Increase Freeze HERE

Enforcement in all evictions and foreclosures is stayed. There will be no lock-outs except on court order or in the interest of justice during the State of Emergency and continuing for no more than two months from the end of the Public Health Emergency or the State of Emergency, whichever is later. This notice will be updated if these dates are modified.

The County of Hudson has created a rental assistance program to assist those who have fallen behind on rent as a result of COVID-19. The deadline to apply has been extended until Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 5 p.m. The program flyer and guidelines are linked below, in English and Spanish.

 

APPLICATIONS

LANDLORD REGISTRATION STATEMENTS

ONE TO FOUR UNITS REGISTRATION (No Fee Required)
  • 2020                                    
FIVE OR MORE UNITS REGISTRATION (Fee Required for Annual/New-Owner Registration)

Link to Payment 
Note:  When making the payment for your Registration, the Registration number refers to your street address and registration year.
(Example : 123 Apple St. 2020)

Application / Registration Payment Link


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