New Jersey State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations

Here are New Jersey rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.

New Jersey extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:

  • Lease cannot include a waiver of some or all DV rights
  • Landlord entitled to proof of DV status
  • Early termination right for DV victim.

Check the New Jersey statute (N.J. Stat. Ann. § §â

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