The petition to put rent control up for a referendum vote has been deemed insufficient by the Montclair Township Clerk.
After some renters reported receiving increases when their leases expired, rent-control advocates are asking the town to enforce the rent-freeze ordinance approved in May.
The group of petitioners associated with the Montclair Property Owners Association [MPOA] has filed its petition with the Montclair Town Clerk to put the Rent Control Ordinance up for a referendum vote.
A judge has dismissed a suit by 15 Montclair residents, including mayoral candidate Renee Baskerville, asking Essex County officials to count and include the votes that were rejected in the township’s mail-in-only municipal election in May.
A judge has ordered the town to turn over lists of residents emails and cellphone numbers by today, Sept. 4.
Montclair plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that the township must turn over its lists of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a group opposed to the rent-control ordinance approved in April.
Montclair has been ordered to turn over its list of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a committee of petitioners that is seeking to get a public question on the ballot to repeal the rent-control ordinance passed by the Township Council in April.