The Division of Rent Leveling maintains all relevant records, information and other data pertaining to landlord and tenant relations, in accordance with Chapter 218, of the City Code.
This division supplies information and assistance to landlords and tenants, helps to bring together tenants and landlords in formal conferences, and suggests resolutions of conflicts between them in order to assist in compliance with the City Code.
The Rent Leveling Division also assists with:
Accepting and processing tenant complaints
Ordering rent rebates, deductions and increases
Processing rental vacancy decontrol increases and/or surcharges under the Hardship Increase and/or Capital Improvement Recovery
Insuring landlords file and updating Rent Roll data
Reviewing ‘protected tenancy' status eligibility and ineligibility
All applications must be submitted in person to the Department of Property Maintenance located at:
East Orange City Hall
44 City Hall Plaza, 3rd floor
East Orange, NJ 07018
Paying Application Fees
Any associated fees must be made payable to the City of East Orange by:
No cash is accepted for the payment of associated fees.