Apartment Lease Question in New Jersey?

Apartment lease ended in Sept 2017 according to terms, landlord says it renews automatically asking a year a later. I've paid every month since, am I legally obligated for a new 12 month term? Or can I assume I am month to month? There is nothing in writing besides original lease ending in Sept 2017? Thanks for... show more Apartment lease ended in Sept 2017 according to terms, landlord says it renews automatically asking a year a later. I've paid every month since, am I legally obligated for a new 12 month term? Or can I assume I am month to month? There is nothing in writing besides original lease ending in Sept 2017? Thanks for your help in advance.
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