Tenant Claims Fraud by Landlord in Setting Rent

LVT Number: #24581

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a rent overcharge. The DRA ruled against tenant, finding no overcharge. Tenant appealed. He claimed that when he moved into the apartment landlord fraudulently concealed the apartment's regulatory status. Also, the vacancy lease he signed wasn't a rent-stabilized lease and didn't include the Rent Stabilization Lease Rider.  The DHCR reopened the case and sent it back to the DRA for reconsideration. In the case of Grimm v.

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