New Jersey Executive Order 128: Security Deposits May Be Used for Rental Obligations

Late last week (April 24, 2020), NJ Gov. Murphy signed Executive Order No. 128 (“EO”). The EO takes effect immediately and will remain in effect until the end of the public health emergency established by Executive Order No. 103 (2020). The EO applies in the context of residential leases (not commercial leases) and allows residential tenants to use their security deposit for the payment of rent.

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