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HLATKY: Rents Are Too High For Poor To Afford. “But Let Us Remove Our Rosy Glasses And Survey The Reality Of The City”

If you have any inclination to support essential workers or black lives after living through the pandemic, the election, and the racial justice reckoning of 2020, support the Rent Stabilization Petition in Asbury Park. The Petition for Rent Stabilization was signed by over 700 residents. A public hearing is scheduled for December 22. If city …

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Advocates clamor for rent control in Asbury Park. Landlords say it wouldn’t work.

In response to a successful petition to present a rent control ordinance to the Asbury Park City Council for its adoption or, failing that, to voters for their approval in a referendum early next year, a landlords’ group has been formed in the Shore resort city to oppose the measure. “We recognize that they have …

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Judge Rules For Montclair On Rent Control Ordinance

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair’s rent control ordinance has endured, township officials say. On Friday, Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Beacham ruled in favor of the Township of Montclair in a lawsuit with the Montclair Property Owners Association (MPOA). The suit had sought a referendum election to repeal Montclair’s new rent control ordinance. An injunction has kept …

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