The city of Hoboken posted on its Facebook page that landlords who are not making necessary repairs to restore heat and power can face $1,000 a day in fines.
On its Facebook page, the city announced:
Landlords are responsible for restoring power, heat and making repairs. If they do not make repairs, the City will issue fines of $1,000 per day. If you have an unresponsive landlord, please contact the following three city offices which have jurisdiction over such matters:
Health Division: 201-420-2047
Construction Office: 201-420-2066
Housing Inspection: 201-420-2041
Last week, after most of the city was lit up and powered, about 40 buildings were still without power and heat. PSE&G has shut off the gas in multiple places, a safety measure. While that number of people without power has gone down, some buildings are still without.