New Jersey Landlord and Tenant Duties
2A:42-88. Grounds for actions
The public officer or any tenant occupying a dwelling may maintain a proceeding as provided in this act, upon the grounds that there exists in such dwellings or in housing space thereof a lack of heat or of running water or of light or of electricity or of adequate sewage disposal facilities, or any other condition or conditions in substantial violation of the standards of fitness for human habitation established under the State or local housing or health codes or regulations or any other condition dangerous to life, health or safety.
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