2020 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:8-21.2 - Limitation on amount of deposit

46:8-21.2. Limitation on amount of deposit

4. An owner or lessee may not require more than a sum equal to 1 1/2 times 1 month's rental according to the terms of contract, lease, or agreement as a security for the use or rental of real property used for dwelling purposes. Whenever an owner or lessee collects from a tenant an additional amount of security deposit, the amount collected annually as additional security shall not be greater than 10 percent of the current security deposit.

L.1971,c.223,s.4; amended 2003, c.188, s.5.

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