Court Affirms DHCR Finding of No Fraud and No Rent Overcharge

LVT Number: #28586

(Decision submitted by Eileen O'Toole, Esq. of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DHCR ruled against tenant, finding no overcharge. Tenant filed an Article 78 court appeal, claiming that the DHCR's decision was unreasonable. Tenant argued that the apartment had been fraudulently deregulated.

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Mitchell v. DHCR: Index No. 101275/2017 (Sup. Ct. NY; 7/2/18; Bluth, J) [5-pg. doc.]