Williamstown, NJ asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for New Jersey

Q: Upon signing the lease the landlord knew we were getting VA rental assistance, he agreed to let us move in. And wait.

Then he was non compliant with the assistance requests and was not only marked as ineligible for further funding, we were approved but he is the reason he is not getting paid, so he filed eviction stating that agreement was not in the lease but there is a whole paper trail in emails of his acceptance before we moved in. What can we do

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

A: There is no self help in NJ by Landlords for residential property. So in order to evict you, he must comply strictly to the statutory requirements for eviction. If he does so, you will be able to present your side of the story to the Judge.

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