NJ Court Won't Revive Hoboken Rent-Control Row

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 4:47 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Wednesday denied a property management company’s bid to have a rent-control dispute reinstated, despite its finding that a lower court erred by dismissing the case without the company’s consent.

In a published opinion, a three-judge panel declined Bloomfield 206’s request to vacate a trial court’s stipulated dismissal, even though Bloomfield never consented to dismissing the case. The suit was filed by a Hoboken, N.J. couple who alleged the company charged more than the legally allowed rent but sought to dismiss...
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