UNION CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed sweeping housing eviction prevention and utility assurance into law.
It comes as tens of thousands of New Jersey residents can’t pay their rent.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Unveils Extreme Weather Plan To Avoid Death And Destruction Of Ida During Future Storms
The bill is expected to provide $750 million for rent and utility payments.READ MORE: New York City's Vaccine Mandate Could Impact Nets Season, As Irving Reportedly Not Getting Shot
The bill will end the eviction moratorium on Aug. 31, but also provide additional eviction protections for low and moderate income families until Dec. 31.MORE NEWS: Some Health Care Workers Still Defiant As New York State Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect