You can’t make it up: Newark’s thinly veiled rent control law is reckless (and illegal)

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka must have snuck into our recent seminar — The Newark Redevelopment Update — and heard the buzz about this proposed resolution because it appears he ran out and got it enacted into law immediately. What is so silly about his maneuver is the fact that it is clearly illegal and will be more than likely overturned rather quickly. So why pass such a resolution in the first place?

Judge upholds injunction against Montclair rent control law, landlords say

A group of property owners in Montclair has scored another victory in court, as it looks ahead to a hearing that could determine the fate of a hotly debated rent control ordinance in the town.

Judge sides with landlords, halts rollout of Montclair rent control

A judge has blocked the implementation of a new rent control ordinance in Montclair, siding with property owners who contested the measure after its passage earlier this month.

Montclair landlords sue to block rent control ordinance passed during stay-at-home order

A group of Montclair landlords has sued to overturn a new rent control ordinance in the township, alleging the governing body took action in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis when opponents could not fully mobilize against the measure.

NJAA touts 2016 successes, swears in new board at annual meeting (PHOTOS)

The New Jersey Apartment Association has stepped up its lobbying efforts in policy issues affecting the state’s overall business community, as it continues to advocate for legislation that will help the multifamily housing industry.