People also ask


  • Is there commercial rent control in Newark NJ?

  • There is no commercial rent control in Newark. The Rent Control Board primary function is to conduct hearings and mediation of tenant and landlord petitions regarding the adjustment of rents under the City rent control laws.

  • Does New Jersey have a rent control law?

  • The State of New Jersey does not have a law controlling or governing rent increases or rent leveling. However, any municipality within the State of New Jersey may adopt an ordinance controlling rent increases. Your municipal clerk can tell you if a rent control ordinance exists within your municipality.

  • What is the Newark Rent Ordinance?

  • The Newark Rent Ordinance regulates rents for certain residential rental units in Newark, New Jersey. There is no commercial rent control in Newark.

  • Can a landlord charge for late rent in New Jersey?

  • Late Rent Fees. New Jersey state landlords may not charge for late rent payment unless stated in the lease. When Can a Landlord Increase Rent? A New Jersey landlord may not increase rent during the course of a lease. However, rent may be increased at the time of renewal.