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New Jersey Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

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Code Section46:8-10; 46:8-21.1, 2
Terms of LeasesHoldover converts to month-to-month tenancy absent agreement to the contrary
DepositsLimit 1 ? months rent; interest on deposit required; any damages subtracted from deposit must be itemized and balance of deposit must be returned within 30 days of termination
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, affectionate or sexual orientation, familial status, or sex; retirement communities exempted
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?No

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