Rent Overcharge Must Be Recalculated to Reflect Four-Year Lookback
LVT Number: #30909
Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonpayment of rent. In response, tenant claimed rent overcharge and asked the court to dismiss the case. The court ruled for tenant and awarded tenant an overcharge refund of $8,112 with triple damages, based on an unregistered legal regulated rent of $592.
Vendaval Realty, LLC v. Felder: Index No. 570444/19, 2020 NY Slip Op 50786(U)(App. T. 1 Dept.; 7/6/20; Shulman, PJ, Cooper, Edmead, JJ)