NJ Spotlight News

New law bans landlords from asking about criminal records

Clip: 06/21/2021 | 1m 20s

Loading Player...

Gov. Phil Murphy marked Juneteenth by signing the Fair Chance in Housing Act, banning landlords from asking most applicants about their criminal records. Advocates say New Jersey is the first state to pass this type of “ban the box” legislation.

Aired: 06/21/21 | Rating: NR

Watch Full length

More Extras From This Episode

See all Extras

More Episodes

See all Episodes

More News and Public Affairs Shows

Browse all News & Public Affairs Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.