Facing Eviction? What You Need to Know


Sponsored by Safe+Sound Somerset’s Financial Empowerment Center and Legal Services of Northwest Jersey, join us for this virtual workshop to learn about housing rights in New Jersey.

Topics of Presentation and Question & Answer Session:

New Jersey’s Safe Housing Act

Legal professionals will explain New Jersey’s Safe Housing Act that allows survivors of domestic violence to terminate their lease with property owners/landlords with thirty days written notice. You will learn about the return of security deposits, legal documents required, and the process to make the transition from their current living environment easier.

New Jersey’s Eviction Moratorium: What You Need To Know

The end date for the eviction moratorium is approaching. This workshop will provide you with information about tenant rights, notices to vacate, court proceedings, possible legal fees, and resources available to avoid eviction.


Tonya McKinley, FEC Coordinator, S+SS

Susan Rivera, Coordinator of DV Advocacy, S+SS

Carrie Ferraro, Esq., LSNWJ Staff Attorney

Carol V. Spicer, LSNWJ Outreach Coordinator