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​​​​​​​​Welcome to the LSNJLAWSM website, provided by Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ). LSNJ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering free legal advice to low-income people in New Jersey. Find legal information by clicking on a legal topic or typing a few words into the search box. ​

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FAQ - What can I do if I am illegally locked out or if the property owner resorting to illegal tactics to get me out?

Read our flyer “Know Your Rights Against Illegal Evictions” at

If your landlord is demanding sexual favors in exchange for the rent, such harassment is illegal and violates the Fair Housing Act and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.  If this happens, file a complaint with the NJ US Attorney’s Office online or by calling 1-844-380-6178 and/or contact the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights Housing Discrimination hotline at 1-866-405-3050.

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