NJ Spotlight News

NJ courts 'struggling' on eviction law, advocates say

Clip: 02/15/2022 | 4m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

A coalition of 20 advocates has filed an amicus legal brief that argues many New Jersey courts are making mistakes in eviction cases, because they’re “struggling to understand” a new statute, said attorney Catherine Weiss of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest. The statute was designed to protect tenants who fell behind on rent during the pandemic.

Aired: 02/15/22

Rating: NR

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