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Can I move homes or apartments? Can real estate agents continue to show properties in person? Can my landlord show my apartment to potential renters?

Last Updated: 11/17/2020

Yes. People can still move into new residences.

Open Houses

Open houses to view real estate are permitted, provided they comply with the restrictions on indoor gatherings.

Indoor gatherings must be limited to 10 people. All attendees at indoor gatherings must wear face coverings and stay six feet apart.

Showing Apartments While Occupied

Renters whose lease may be expiring should discuss with their landlords or realtors the best way to maintain proper social distancing practices when showing an apartment.

To report landlords or realtors in violation of the limit indoor gatherings, use this online form.

Source: Governor's Remarks 3/21/20; Administrative Order 2020-15; Executive Order No. 152; https://nj.gov/governor/news/news/562020/approved/20200330b.shtml; Executive Order No. 196