NJ Spotlight News

New law bans landlords from asking about criminal records

Clip: 06/21/2021 | 1m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Gov. Phil Murphy marked Juneteenth by signing the Fair Chance in Housing Act, banning landlords from asking most applicants about their criminal records. Advocates say New Jersey is the first state to pass this type of “ban the box” legislation.

Aired: 06/21/21

Rating: NR

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