New Jersey Property Management Blog

COVID-19: NJ EDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Loans

By Thomas Major, Esq. | April 8, 2020

On April 13, 2020 at 9:00am, the NJ Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan program will go “live”…

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COVID-19: CARES Act & Mortgage Forbearance for Borrowers with Federally-Backed Mortgages

By Thomas Major, Esq. | March 31, 2020

While the CARES Act imposes an eviction moratorium on landlords of “covered properties” the Act is not without relief to…

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COVID-19: CARES Act & Federal Restrictions on Evictions

By Thomas Major, Esq. | March 31, 2020

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the COVID-19/Coronavirus Rescue bill or “CARES Act” into law.  The CARES Act has…

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COVID-19: Small Business Administration “EIDL” Loans for Multi-Family Property Owners

By Thomas Major, Esq. | March 25, 2020

The Small Business Administration administers the “Economic Injury Disaster Loan” program. This program, recently expanded to address the economic fallout…

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COVID-19: Executive Order 108 and Uniformity of Restrictions

By Thomas Major, Esq. | March 22, 2020

On March 21, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 108. The purpose of this Order is to create statewide uniformity…

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COVID-19: NJ Set to Impose Lockout Moratorium

By Thomas Major, Esq. | March 19, 2020

Major changes are coming to the multi-family property industry today. Governor Phil Murphy is set to sign Assembly Bill A3859.…

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Union City, NJ Expands Its Power to Require Landlords to Make Repairs

By Thomas Major, Esq. | September 16, 2019

On September 9, 2019, changes to Union City Municipal Code §329-32 “Security Funds” became effective. These changes expand the power…

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“Rent” Means “Rent”: How Rent Control Laws Can Prohibit Fees & Costs in New Jersey Non-Payment Evictions

By Thomas Major, Esq. | August 14, 2019

Local rent control laws are commonplace in New Jersey’s largest cities. Newark and Jersey City (New Jersey’s most populous cities)…

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Jersey City Rent Control in 2019: The “Investment-Based Standard”

By Thomas Major, Esq. | August 8, 2019

In May 2019, the City of Jersey City made a subtle but substantial change to its rent control ordinance. This…

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Evicting a Tenant for Damage Under the Anti-Eviction Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:18.61.1(c): Proving the “Mental State.”

By Thomas Major, Esq. | May 27, 2016

The Anti-Eviction Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1(c) allows a New Jersey landlord to evict a tenant for “destruction, damage or injury to…

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