NCLA Asks NJ Appellate Court to Halt Governor's Unlawful Interference with Rental Contracts

Published Apr 06 2021 at 12:03 AM GMT
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  • Washington, D C, April 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed its'opening brief today in Kravitz v Murphy in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
  • The lawsuit challenges Governor Murphy's Executive Order No.
  • 128 (EO 128), an unconstitutional mandate that unilaterally forces residential housing providers to use their tenants' security deposits toward rent payments and criminalizes adherence to existing contracts.
  • The order undermines property rights by suspending existing laws governing residential leasehold contracts and depriving property owners of security against property damage caused by tenants.
  • NCLA represents small property owners who have fallen victim to Governor Murphy's unlawful order.




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  • Published Apr 6, 2021 12:03 AM GMT