Englishtown, NJ asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for New Jersey

Q: My lease will expire April 15 , I did ask my landlord to stay until June 15 , she can raise 25% rent for 2 months?

My rent now is 1,950

She ask 5k for 2 months and pay up front

April 1. She can do that ?

Who can help me ?

1 Lawyer Answer
Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Unless there are rent control laws in your municipality, once the lease ends, the Landlord may change the terms of the lease. Your options is either to agree to the rent requested, attempt to negotiate a more reasonable rent, or move out.

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