Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in New Jersey
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in New Jersey and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Tenant Defenses to Evictions in New Jersey
Learn if you have legal grounds to fight your eviction and win the right to stay in your rental unit in New Jersey.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in New Jersey
New Jersey landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant.
New Jersey Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of New Jersey landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in New Jersey Small Claims Court
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in New Jersey.
New Jersey Late Fees, Termination for Nonpayment of Rent, and Other Rent Rules
Find out New Jersey rent rules, including limits on late fees and bounced check fees, notice required to increase the rent or end the tenancy for nonpayment of rent, and rent control.
New Jersey Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out when and how to pay less rent in New Jersey when your landlord fails to fix major problems in your rental unit.
New Jersey Required Landlord Disclosures
Learn about the disclosures that landlords in New Jersey must provide tenants, usually in the lease or rental agreement.
New Jersey State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Here are New Jersey rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.
Suing a Cotenant in New Jersey Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent
Learn the basics of filing a small claims lawsuit if your roommate isn't paying rent.