DCA marks payout of $232 million in COVID rent relief, launches eviction prevention program

The state has disbursed more than $230 million in federal funds aimed at providing relief to apartment renters and landlords impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, officials said last week.

NJAA calls for faster rent relief payments as state, federal eviction bans come to an end

As the eviction moratorium winds down in the state, the New Jersey Apartment Association is urging Trenton to pick up the pace of sending out long-awaited rental assistance payments.

Murphy signs bill to end eviction ban, providing new protections for renters

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday took a key step toward phasing out the state’s moratorium on residential evictions, signing a bill to do so while providing relief to both renters and landlords.

NJAA lauds passage of bill to end state’s eviction moratorium

A bill that would wind down New Jersey’s moratorium on residential evictions is headed for Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk, drawing cheers from many landlords after months of uncertainty.

Bill to end eviction ban, with additional protections, slated for vote by full Legislature

A bill that would end New Jersey’s eviction ban later this summer while still providing protections to many apartment renters is poised for a full vote in the state Legislature.

Developers press their case, setting sights on bill to allow third-party code inspections

A bill that would allow building owners to obtain faster code inspections using third-party, private-sector agents has moved through the Legislature in recent weeks, raising the hopes of developers and other industry stakeholders who support the proposal.

State details plan, application period for $353 million in COVID-19 rental assistance

State officials are rolling out another $353 million in rental assistance, in a move that should help both residents and apartment landlords who face mounting revenue shortfalls.

NJAA announces promotions for membership, education staff

The New Jersey Apartment Association has made two promotions within its Monroe-based administrative team.

NJAA cheers as $350 million rental assistance bill advances in Senate

A bill that would provide $350 million in rental assistance to apartment landlords and tenants has moved ahead in the state Senate, drawing support from the multifamily industry.

NJAA: State must act quickly with rental assistance, resist new mandates on landlords

The New Jersey Apartment Association has called for rental assistance since the earliest days of the pandemic, as it continues to defend against other legislative proposals that it says would have severe unintended consequences. In part two of his two-part column, NJAA Executive Director David Brogan discusses the ongoing need for assistance and the complexity of disbursing it even after it has been approved. He also highlights the potentially devastating effects to both apartment owners and single-family homeowners if lawmakers take actions that further curtail rent revenue.