[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of East Orange 10-23-1995 by Ord. No. 16-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
An owner of qualified real rental property shall provide a property tax rebate to the tenants thereof as provided in the Tenants' Property Tax Rebate Act for each year in which the owner of such rental property receives a property tax reduction, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:4-6.4.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 54:4-6.2 et seq.
The tax rebate shall be issued to the tenant in the form of a certified check or money order or by cash that is accompanied by a receipt.
Any property owner of qualified real rental property who fails to provide a tenant or, in the case of a lease terminated pursuant to P.L. 1971, c. 318 (N.J.S.A. 46:8-9.1), the executor or administrator of the estate of the tenant or the surviving spouse of the tenant so terminating the lease with a property tax rebate in accordance with the provisions of the Tenants' Property Tax Rebate Act shall be liable to the tenant or tenant executor, administrator or surviving spouse for twice the amount of the property tax rebate to which the tenant is entitled or $100, whichever is greater, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:4-6.11.