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Division of Tenant Landlord Relations 

30 Montgomery Street
Room 415
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel:  (201) 547-5127
Fax:  (201) 547-5803

Charles Odei, Director 


The Office of Tenant/Landlord Relations assists tenants and landlords in the City to understand their rights and obligations, under New Jersey Tenancy Laws and the Jersey City Rent Leveling Ordinance.

The Office mediates tenant/landlord disputes, and adjusts rents in accordance with the Jersey City Rent Leveling Ordinance. 

Chapter 260 of Jersey City Municipal Code deals with Rent Control.

Download the following forms and applications:

Online Help Center Information Requests

Get general information on rent control
What to do if you think your landlord is raising your rent unfairly
What to do if you're a landlord and need to raise your rents
What to do if you're a landlord and want to raise rents to cover major improvements
What to do if you have no heat or hot water
What to do if your landlord refuses to make repairs 


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