New Jersey Revised Statutes § 55:14k-7.1 - Shower, Bathtub Safety Rails Required In Certain Senior Rental Projects.

55:14K-7.1 Shower, bathtub safety rails required in certain senior rental projects.

1.Notwithstanding any law or regulation to the contrary, whenever a rental dwelling unit reserved for occupancy by an adult aged 55 or over is to be newly constructed and such construction is financed, in whole or in part, or through the allocation of low-income federal tax credits by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the agency shall require that each shower or bathtub within the dwelling unit be equipped with safety rails which shall be reachable by a person of average height, in order to assist the person in maneuvering in or out of the shower or bathtub, as the case may be.


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