Tenant Gets No Attorney's Fees in DHCR Rent Overcharge Proceeding

LVT Number: #30975

Rent-stabilized tenant who moved into an apartment in 2010 complained of rent overcharge in 2016. The DRA ruled for tenant in 2018 and ordered landlord to refund $5,384 with triple damages and interest. The DRA then reopened the case for reconsideration and, in December 2019, recalculated the total overcharge to be $9,403 based on application of the fuller triple damages provisions of HSTPA.

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Rubiano: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. IN910005RT (8/14/20) [10-page doc.]