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Legal/Emergency Assistance and Other Helpful Contacts

City of Newark Code Enforcement:

City Hall
920 Broad Street
Room 407
Newark, NJ 07102

Landlord-Tenant Court
973-776-9300 ext. 56800
Hall of Records
465 DR ML King Jr. Blvd
Room 201
Newark, NJ 07102.

Essex County Legal Aid Association:
973-622-0063 (Mon-Thurs), 
Hall of Records
465 DR ML King Jr. Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102.

Legal Services Essex-Newark:
5 Commerce Street
2nd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

Rutgers Law Civil Justice Clinic:
973-353-5576 (call to make an appointment)

Newark-Essex Foreclosure Taskforce:
Rights of Tenants Brochure (English) (Spanish)

Misc. Legal Services Referrals

Displaced Families Resource Guide 
(food, rent, utilities, relocation assistance)

Guide to Affordable Housing in Essex County 
(compiled by NJ Dept of Community Affairs)

NJ Dept of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources

  • Section 8 waiting list, press 1
  • Section 8 participating landlords, press 2
  • Super-storm Sandy Assistance, press 3
  • Homelessness prevention program, press 5
  • Customer service, press 8

NJ Home Energy Assistance Hotline:
information brochure.

City of Newark Lead Abatement Office:

Court Processes & Rules

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