The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office is postponing their foreclosure sales, as well as issuing eviction notices as part of a continued effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
â€œThese are trying times for everyone and nobody should be worried that they are going to be evicted during a national health crisis,â€ Schillari said in a statement.
â€œIn addition all foreclosure sales will be postponed until after the emergency subsided. I strongly urge all Hudson County residents to practice social distancing when possible and to wash their hands, sanitize common surfaces frequently and to work from home if possible.â€
The sheriff’s office has also declared a “zero-tolerance policy” for price gouging, where violators can be fined up to $10,000.
There are currently 11 cases confirmed in Hudson, according to the New Jersey Department of Health as of about 5 p.m. last night.
Thus far, 10 cases have been announced publicly: four in Hoboken, four in Jersey City, and two in West New York.