New Jersey Eviction Law|
New Jersey Eviction law is complcated. This information article contains the text of that law.
New Jersey Security Deposit Law
This is the New Jersey Security Deposit Law. The New Jersey Security Deposit Law specifies how a landlord must collect, maintain, and return a security deposit. Under this law, a security deposit is money that belongs to the tenant but is held by the landlord in trust.
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Division of Codes and Standards
Landlord-Tenant Information Service-SECURITY DEPOSIT LAW N.J.S.A. 46:8-19 THROUGH 26
New Jersey Abandoned Property Notice
This is the New Jersey Abandoned Property Notice. This notice is used once the landlord has sufficient proof that a tenant has abandoned the rental property or if the tenant has vacated and left personal property within the rental unit.
New Jersey Window Guard Disclosure
This document gives the tenant the right to ask the landlord for window guards to be placed on the windows in certain circumstances. This must be given to a tenant at the inception of a lease. (1 page)
New Jersey Truth in Renting Guide (29 pages)
Required with the Lease
The Truth-in-Renting Booklet is a summary of existing laws, regulations, and court cases. It is a requirement of the Truth-in-Renting Act (N.J.S.A. 46:8-43 et seq.) that each tenant be given a copy of this booklet. Hard copies are available through the N.J. Department of Community Affairs, Division of Codes and Standards, Landlord-Tenant Information Service, P.O. Box 805, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0805 (29 pages)
New Jersey Security Deposit Receipt Disclosure
This is the New Jersey Security Deposit Receipt Disclosure. This disclosure serves as verification of payment from tenant for the security deposit. It also confirms the location of where the deposit is being held and at what interest rate. (1 page)
New Jersey Judiciary Information for Landlords
Most disputes between landlords and tenants are often resolved by the Landlord/Tenant Section of the New Jersey Superior Court, Special Civil Part (“Landlord/Tenant Section”). This brochure gives you general information regarding the Landlord/Tenant Section.
New Jersey 30 Day Notice to Quit
The 30 Day Notice to Quit is often the last notice used before filing for eviction regarding situations such as, a substantial breach of the Landlord's rules/regulations, or a violation of covenants as contained within the lease.
New Jersey Notice to Cease
In some circumstances, a “Notice to Cease” is required before a "Notice to Quit" is served.
New Jersey 3 Day Notice to Quit
This notice is used for a disorderly conduct violation or if a tenant causes damage or destruction to a landlord's property by being negligent or if it is intentional. It is a required notice before filing for eviction in court.
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