Leaders in New Jersey housing, redevelopment pay tribute to late Sen. Ron Rice

The death of former state Sen. Ronald Rice resonated throughout New Jersey this week, drawing tributes from groups including those involved in housing and urban redevelopment.

Veteran multifamily executive Penn kicks off two-year term as NJAA president

The New Jersey Apartment Association has elected a long-serving member and longtime property management executive in the state as its newest board president.

Right at home: NJAA moves to Trenton, with advocacy looming ever larger after COVID crisis

The New Jersey Apartment Association has changed its address, but there’s nothing unfamiliar about its new home in Trenton. The organization and its in-house team, previously based in Middlesex County, have long been a key voice in state politics and policymaking, advocating on behalf of a membership that owns and manages some 230,000 rental units.

NJAA calls for ramping up new state eviction prevention program

With New Jersey’s eviction moratorium drawing down and state officials no longer taking applications for rental assistance for landlords and tenants impacted by the pandemic, stakeholders are hoping to see a new eviction prevention program take center stage.

Turning the page on a challenging year for New Jersey’s apartment industry

Like everyone else, we expected 2021 to be better and easier. At the beginning of the year, the vaccines were starting to roll out, the feeling was positive and the worst was behind us. But then the reality of 2021 set in. Across the country, with the rise of the Delta variant, supply chain problems, labor shortages and unanticipated weather events, we were thrust into another difficult year. It wasn’t the 2021 we had all hoped for — it was “2020 redux” — and it was just as challenging but in different ways.

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.