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 December 16, 2021 Rent Leveling Board Meeting


The regular meeting of the Rent Leveling Board will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room at 4 Jackson Square, The Holloway Building, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

 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 prohibited any request or receipt for a rent increase and any penalty for late rent payments in all rent controlled and non-owner occupied 1-4 unit dwellings from May 7, 2020 through September 10, 2021. This rent freeze has now expired.

For help with your rent and protection from eviction please visit nj.gov/dca

Department Contact Info

  • phone(201) 547-5127
  • Office of Landlord/Tenant Relations
    Temporarily located at
    4 Jackson Square (aka 39 Kearney Avenue)
    Jersey City, New Jersey, 07305

    Dinah Hendon

    Dinah Hendon, Director

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday : 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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