Tag Archives: New Jersey

New Jersey Announces Updated COVID-era Sports Rules and Regulations

As of October 12, no-contact practices, contact practices, and competitions for sports defined as “Low Risk”, “Medium Risk”, and “High Risk” are permitted in both outdoor and indoor settings. Low-risk, non-contact sports include golf and tennis. Medium- and high-risk sports include baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, football hockey, judo, boxing, karate, wrestling, rugby, and group dance.

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New Jersey: Expansion and Reopening of Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program

On September 29, 2020, the New Jersey Housing Mortgage and Finance Agency (NJHMFA) announced the expansion and reopening of its Small Landlord Emergency Grant (SLEG) Program to assist vulnerable renters across New Jersey by covering their missed rent from April through July 2020.

The program will reopen Monday, September 28th, at noon and will run until Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00 p.m.

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New Jersey to Reopen Gyms and Indoor Amusement Facilities

On August 26, 2020, Governor Murphy announced the reopening of gyms and indoor amusement facilities effective as of September 1, 2020. Reopening will include a 25% of capacity limitation and typical safety protocols including masks, social distancing, one way traffic, etc.

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New Jersey Announces Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program

On August 11, Governor Murphy announced the first phase of the New Jersey Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program . The goal of the PPE Program is to provide small businesses and nonprofits with access to the fairly priced personal protective equipment necessary to facilitate safe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Jersey Makes $25M CARES Funds Available for Certain Small Landlords

On August 7, 2020, Governor Murphy announced the Small Landlord Emergency Grant (SLEG) Program, which will reimburse small residential rental property owners for lost rent revenue due to COVID-19 between April and July 2020. The program is structured to pass the benefit on to their tenants by requiring forgiveness of certain outstanding back rent and late fees.  The rent forgiveness is in exchange for landlords receiving these funds from the state

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris partner Brad Molotsky, please visit the Duane Morris Project Development/Infrastructure/P3 Blog.

New Jersey Governor Murphy Announces Small Business Tenant Relief Program

On July 23, 2020, New Jersey Governor Murphy announced a new relief program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Lease – Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP) will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for lease costs. The program will assist small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which also assists landlords, many of whom are also small businesses.

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris partner Brad Molotsky, please visit the Duane Morris Project Development/Infrastructure/P3 Blog.

Travel Restrictions Are Back, but with State-by-State Twists

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. employers were asking employees to report if they had visited certain countries and, if the answer was yes, the employees were subject to at least a 14‑day quarantine. As the pandemic resurges after the U.S. effectively has gone green, travel-related quarantines are now back after visiting certain states within the U.S.

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New Jersey Executive Order Requires Masks to Be Worn Outdoors

On July 8th, 2020, NJ Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he will be signing an executive order that requires face coverings to be worn outdoors at all times where social distancing is not possible.

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