State launches $25 million relief program for small landlords hurt by COVID-19

State officials have unveiled a $25 million grant program for small landlords who have lost rent revenue during the coronavirus crisis.

Resident protection bill would have ‘devastating’ impact on property taxes, operations, NJAA says

The state Assembly has passed a bill that would shield residents from eviction and require landlords to create payment plans for past due rent during the pandemic, drawing renewed criticism from the apartment industry.

NJAA sounds alarm on rent repayment bill, citing unintended consequences

A new proposal by state lawmakers would require apartment landlords to set up payment plans with tenants who could not pay rent during the coronavirus crisis, but multifamily industry advocates are raising concerns about the bill’s unintended consequences.

How will COVID-19 impact multifamily design or operations?

How will COVID-19 impact multifamily design or operations? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

NJAA announces death of past president, longtime industry executive

The New Jersey Apartment Association is mourning the loss of a former president and longtime executive of the region’s multifamily industry.

Murphy announces $100 million rental assistance program

The state will provide at least $100 million in assistance to low- and moderate-income renters impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, under a program announced Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy.

NJAA lauds passage of $100 million rental assistance bill, urges Murphy to sign into law

A bill that would create a $100 million rental assistance program in New Jersey — one that has drawn support from the apartment industry — is now awaiting action by Gov. Phil Murphy.

Murphy taps developers, industry leaders economic recovery council

Gov. Phil Murphy has tapped more than three dozen development executives, labor leaders and other industry professionals as part of a new council to help restart New Jersey’s economy.

The economic value of the multifamily industry

In the weeks since the start of this crisis, the primary focus was on the health impacts of COVID-19, and rightfully so. And while the economic impact never left our minds, recent data has now put the financial health of our country and our state on the front burner.

Murphy: Apartment renters can now use security deposit to help with payments

Apartment tenants in New Jersey may now tap their security deposits to help pay rent during the COVID-19 crisis, under a newly signed executive order by Gov. Phil Murphy.