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Rent Control

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About renting in the City of New Brunswick:

Rental increases are restricted to the annual rental increase allowed by ordinance, unless
          ... the unit was approved for a vacancy decontrol
          ... the unit is classified as exempt by the rent control ordinance

Owners of unregistered units are subject to summonses and fines.
Registration forms, decontrol forms and other information can be found here


ALL REGULATED UNITS MUST REGISTER ANNUALLY, BY APRIL 1:
2021 Allowable Annual Increase:    2.5%
2020 Allowable Annual Increase:      2.5%
2019 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.5%

2018 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.5 %
2017 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.5 %
2016 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.6%
2015 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.6%
2014 Allowable Annual Increase:       2.5%

Registration Fee$45.00  per unit as of January 1, 2021
Late Fee:  If filed after April 30:  $15.00  per unit additional ($60.00 total per unit)
Vacancy Decontrol Fees:
     -Vacancy Adjustment:  $45.00  per unit
     -Market Vacancy Decontrol: $90.00  per unit


Rent Control Office Contacts:
Maria Cody,  Rent Control Administrator
mcody@cityofnewbrunswick.org
Phone: 732.745.5050
Fax: 732.565.7532

Patricia Rivera, Rent Control Officer
privera@cityofnewbrunswick.org
Phone: 732.745.5050

Fax: 732.565.7532