On March 10, 2021, the Mayor and Council of the City of Asbury Park adopted ordinance No. 2021-5, entitled “An Ordinance Establishing A Rent Leveling Board As Well As Rules That Regulate The Price of Rent and Rate of Rent Increase For Certain Rental Housing Within The City of Asbury Park, And Amending and Supplementing The Code Of The City Of Asbury Park To Establish A New Chapter 15 Thereof”.
The purpose of the ordinance is to provide stability to housing costs of renter households and reduce significant increases in rents. For the Rent Leveling Ordinance, click here.
The ordinance applies to rental properties with five (5) or more units available for rental housing.
Owner/occupant landlords that manage the units where they reside are required to register as well.
For additional guidance, click here to review the Rent Leveling Guidance Presentation.
Rent Leveling Board
For information on Rent Leveling Board meetings, click here.
"Truth in Renting" Guide
For the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs' "Truth in Renting" Guide in English, click here and in Spanish, click here. The guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of residential tenants and landlords in New Jersey.
Rent Leveling Forms
Please review and complete the forms below and return via mail to the attention of the Rent Regulation Officer at the address above. Alternatively, forms can be scanned and emailed. For questions, contact the Rent Regulation Officer or Director of Community Development at the contact information above.