Rent control in Montclair went into effect on May 9 — but not all landlords are following the new regulations, and some are notifying tenants of increases larger than those allowed by law, housing advocates say.
In order to be protected from evictions, renters will now have to certify their income and the effects of COVID-19 on that income with the state.
After some renters reported receiving increases when their leases expired, rent-control advocates are asking the town to enforce the rent-freeze ordinance approved in May.
BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS email@example.com With almost half of Montclair’s residents paying rent rather than a mortgage and COVID-19 bringing severe job and wage loss, government officials and housing advocates […]
Montclair landlord David Placek got a shoutout from Gov. Phil Murphy on Saturday for giving his tenants a “rent holiday.”
‘tick, tick… BOOM!,’ by Jonathan Larson, presented by Montclair Operetta Club through Sunday, Nov. 12: about the difficulty of turning 30.