OFFICE OF LANDLORD/ TENANT RELATIONS

The Office of Landlord Tenant Relations administers and enforces the Rent Control Ordinance, Chapter 260 of the Jersey City Municipal Code and provides education, information and referrals to city residents in connection with landlord/tenant issues.                                                                                                               

Notice of March 18th, 2021 Rent Leveling Board Meeting
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Sunshine Notice
 
ATTENTION ALL JERSEY CITY TENANTS

In response to the current Public Health Emergency the City Council unanimously passed Ord. No. 20-100 which prohibits any rent increase and any penalty for late rent payments in all rent controlled and non-owner occupied 1-4 unit dwellings. THIS ORDINANCE HAS BEEN AMENDED AND EXTENDED ANOTHER 6 MONTHS FROM THE ADOPTION OF THESE AMENDMENTS OR UNTIL THE STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN LIFTED, WHICHEVER IS LESS (copy of the amended ordinance to follow). 

Enforcement in all evictions and foreclosures is stayed. There will be no lock-outs except on court order or in the interest of justice during the State of Emergency and continuing for no more than two months from the end of the Public Health Emergency or the State of Emergency, whichever is later. This notice will be updated if these dates are modified.

APPLICATIONS

LANDLORD REGISTRATION STATEMENTS

ONE TO FOUR UNITS REGISTRATION (No Fee Required)
  • 2021                                 
FIVE OR MORE UNITS REGISTRATION (Fee Required for Annual/New-Owner Registration)

Link to Payment 
Note:  When making the payment for your Registration, the Registration number refers to your street address and registration year.
(Example : 123 Apple St. 2020)

Application / Registration Payment Link


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