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New Jersey Residential Landlords Must Make Certain Disclosures

Posted April 9, 2018 in Landlord/Tenant Law

As a residential landlord in New Jersey, you may be wondering how much information you must disclose to your tenants.  You may think that the imposition of disclosure duties on residential landlords is unreasonably burdensome — and in some cases, it may be.  Tenants, after all, can inspect a premises to some degree and determine whether it is suitable for their needs and preferences.  You cannot escape a disclosure duty, however.  Failure to disclose pertinent information could expose you to potential damages.

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Can You Evict a Tenant for Having a Pet?

Posted February 23, 2018 in Landlord/Tenant Law

In New York, landlords are entitled to include a no-pet clause in the lease agreement that prohibits the tenant from keeping a pet in the unit (and in the larger development, generally).  It is often the case, however, that tenants attempt to hide their ownership of a pet or otherwise violate the contract — perhaps in the hopes that the landlord will simply resign themselves to the presence of the pet.

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Noise Nuisances and Eviction

Posted February 9, 2018 in Landlord/Tenant Law

In New York, a tenant who creates a noise nuisance — same as any other nuisance — may give their landlord the right to evict them from the property (or at least to compel the tenant to stop the nuisance).

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