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.

Brogan: Eviction moratorium, questions on rental assistance still loom over apartment owners

It will soon be a year since the start of New Jersey’s COVID-19 outbreak, one that has rippled through the state’s apartment industry and left landlords with unease and uncertainty. In part one of a two-part column, New Jersey Apartment Association Executive Director David Brogan answers some of the biggest questions still facing the multifamily sector, including how owners of all sizes are dealing with nonpayment of rent and the ongoing eviction moratorium, along with the prospect of state and federal rental assistance.

NJAA pushes back as Murphy calls for multiyear repayment plans for past due rent

The New Jersey Apartment Association is raising new concerns about a bill that would create long-term repayment plans for renters impacted by the pandemic, following Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest show of support for the measure during his recent State of the State address.

HMFA reopens landlord relief program, expands eligibility to owners of up to 30 units

The state has extended and expanded an emergency grant program for New Jersey apartment landlords, drawing praise from the multifamily sector despite the need for additional relief.

NJAA: Landlords, renters need further support from federal and state governments

The New Jersey Apartment Association is renewing calls for additional assistance to both renters and landlords, as highlighted by the recent national eviction moratorium by the federal government and continued discussions among state policymakers.

Brogan: Apartment owners still facing economic, legislative concerns as health crisis continues

With New Jersey’s coronavirus crisis entering its seventh month, the state’s apartment industry still faces a long list of challenges amid legislative efforts to address the economic fallout. Real Estate NJ connected with David Brogan, the executive director of the New Jersey Apartment Association, who weighed in on everything from rent collections to state and federal policy proposals that he believes would have dire financial consequences for landlords.

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.