Dinah Hendon, Director


The Division of Housing Code Enforcement has a variety of functions, all dedicated to keeping the housing stock in Jersey City safe and comfortable for its inhabitants. 

Among the activities of Housing Code Enforcement are:

  • Respond to tenant complaints about deficient housing conditions
  • Perform annual field inspections
  • Provide referral service for property owners in need of financial assistance
  • Perform heat and hot water inspections  
  • Enforce Chapter 254 (Jersey City Property Maintenance Code)
  • Enforce the Vacant Buildings Registration Code
  • Maintain 24-hour emergency heat & hot water hotline: (201) 547-4821

Department Contact Info

  • phone(201) 547-4825/4824
  • fax(201) 547-5433
  • 30 Montgomery Street
    Room 416
    Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Dinah Hendon, Director

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