Refund Delay Resulted from Landlord's Attempt to Apportion Refund Owed to DSS

LVT Number: #30299

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled for tenant and ordered landlord to refund $26,955, including triple damages and interest and reflecting a prior refund of $18,177. The overcharge finding was based on landlord's failure to preserve a higher legal regulated rent in tenant's 2012 renewal lease.

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Borys: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. GT210012RO (6/3/19) [3-pg. doc.]