Report landlords who are ‘screwing you’ during coronavirus crisis, NJ governor Murphy says
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After her hours were cut at the local gym where she works, Ashley Varga knew she and her fiancé wouldn’t have enough to pay her monthly $1,500 rent payment for their Hammonton apartment.She let her leasing office know they would be paying the rent late, but they didn’t offer any leniency. A few minutes later, she said, a note was slid through her mail slot informing her that April rent is past due.“I expected them to say, ‘we’ll work with you,’ or maybe extend the deadline To get that letter, it was frightening,” she said.Gov. Phil Murphyhas a message to landlords like these: this behavior is ...


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