Triple Damages Imposed
LVT Number: 12764
Tenant complained of a rent overcharge. The DHCR ruled for tenant, finding that the overcharge was willful, and ordered landlord to refund $67,000. Landlord appealed, claiming that the DHCR's decision was arbitrary and unreasonable. The court and appeals court ruled against landlord. The DHCR's decision that landlord had overcharged tenant was reasonable and supported by the record and the law.
Corry Assocs. v. DHCR: NYLJ, p. 29, col. 1 (10/9/98) (App. Div. 2 Dept.; Mangano, PJ, Sullivan, Florio, McGinity, JJ)