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New Jersey needs rent flexibility

Jul 27, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

The New Jersey Legislature must act quickly to head off an eviction and foreclosure tsunami caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mandated business closures to curb the spread of the virus have caused record-high unemployment, putting families across New Jersey at risk of losing their homes. Evictions and foreclosures loom as a foreboding reality for thousands if nothing is done.

State Sen. Troy Singleton (D., Burlington) has introduced a bill, SB 2340, to offer renters flexibility so the...