Attorney Michael Convery, counsel at the Keefe Law Firm, was interviewed by U.S. News & World Report Real Estate and quoted in their recent article titled “What You Need to Know About Tenant Rights in New Jersey”. The piece covers disputes between landlords and tenants, the legal issues that may arise and how they are handled. Specifically, Convery mentions that a Marini hearing may be requested by a tenant withholding rent for habitability reasons, in which such money would be used for repairs and deducted from the cost of rent. Convery also discusses how details and issues within security deposits may come into play with a tenant ultimately avoiding eviction.
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