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Union City Rent Control Ordinance and Practices Deemed Unconstitutional

2023-09-20T13:09:31+00:00

Most sophisticated local real estate investors will tell you that Union City is a difficult place to own property. One of the reasons for this is the seemingly arbitrary way that it administers its rent control ordinance, often giving landlords little or no notice before making major and unsupported financial determinations that effect the value of, and sometimes even the ability to pay the mortgage on, an investment property. It sometimes doesn't follow the rules set forth in its own ordinances, and even when it does, those rules have now been deemed at least in part unconstitutional by a local Superior [...]

Union City Rent Control Ordinance and Practices Deemed Unconstitutional2023-09-20T13:09:31+00:00

Yet another change in landlord-tenant court procedures and requirements, but finally it’s an improvement.

2023-07-21T19:51:14+00:00

Since covid the courts in New Jersey have repeatedly changed their policies and procedures for landlord tenant court. They have always made it more complicated and difficult for landlords, who already face extensive delays in removing non-paying tenants from their property. It should be noted that none of these policies or procedures ever allowed a landlord with non-paying tenant to avoid paying their mortgage - taxes - insurance - water or sewer bills, or any of the other costs associated with owning a property. It is arguable that the hard-working middle class owner of a 2-family house, who relies on the [...]

Yet another change in landlord-tenant court procedures and requirements, but finally it’s an improvement.2023-07-21T19:51:14+00:00

Which eviction records are public and which are not?

2023-04-28T02:30:13+00:00

With evictions still taking an unreasonably long time from filing to getting to trial, landlords have no choice but to be extra careful who they rent to. After all whether the courts move quickly or not, whether their tenants pay them or not, landlords still have to pay their taxes, mortgage, water/sewer and other costs on time every month. A single non-paying tenant can put a landlord in debt or worse by the time the courts finally process the eviction. A credit check, proof of employment and that it is a long term position, and other background research is critical in [...]

Which eviction records are public and which are not?2023-04-28T02:30:13+00:00
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