Rent Leveling & Stabilzation Board

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The office staff assists landlords and tenants in understating the impact the Municipal Rent Control Ordinance, Chapter 155, may have on their properties and apartments. Technical assistance is provided on a wide variety of rental issues which cover such matters as: which apartments are subject to local rent control laws; what is the legal base rent; what rent increases the law permits; annual cost of living adjustments; tax surcharges; water/sewer surcharges; capital improvement surcharges; hardship increases; vacancy decontrol and annual registration requirements. Files on all residential properties are maintained for public inspection if owners and/or tenants have questions regarding a particular property.

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RENT LEVELING BOARD

In conjunction with this office, a 9 person citizen board convenes monthly to review appeals, uphold City ordinances, and pass regulations. 

STATE AND COUNTY RESOURCES

Tenants’ Rights in New Jersey: A Legal Handbook for New Jersey Tenants.

TRUTH IN RENTING BOOKLET: TRUTH IN RENTING BOOKLET

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Address: 830 Bergen Avenue, Suite 4A Jersey City, NJ 07306

Phone: 551-256-7578

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Rent Leveling & Stabilization Board

Name
Title
Appointment/
Reappointment
Expiration
Term
Deborah Komarow
2nd Alternate Member
March 9, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Migdalia Pagan-Milano
1st Alternate Member
March 9, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Terry Lynn Johnson (resigned 6/3/22)
Regular Member
March 9, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Jesse J. Rosso
Vice Chair
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Reny Rosado
Regular Member
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Jenny Labendz
Regular Member
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Eric Osborn-Focht
Regular Member
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Rafi Cordova
Regular Member
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor
Heath Urban
Chair
Jan. 19, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
term of the Mayor

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