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The Basics of Rent Control in New Jersey

Produced on January 23, 2020

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Course Information

Time 53 minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Categories Real Estate

Course Description

Municipal rent controls are increasingly prominent in New Jersey’s larger cities. These local laws have a dramatic effect on the profitability of multi-family investments and offer powerful rights to tenants. This program, presented by Thomas J. Major, Principal at Offit Kurman, addresses the basics of rent control with an eye toward policy goals and practical advice.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the federal and state constitutional principles and policy perspectives underpinning rent control laws
  2. Identify common regulatory requirements
  3. Explore various methods of maximizing returns in rent-control jurisdictions
  4. Discuss tenants’ rights and the consequences of rent control violations


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Faculty

Thomas Major

Offit Kurman

Thomas J. Major, Esq., is a Principal at Offit Kurman. Thomas guides corporate and individual clients through an increasingly complex world. At heart, he's a trial lawyer. But, he still believes the best way to resolve conflict is to avoid it. When conflicts arrive, he vindicate his client's position with efficiency and clarity.