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Posts Tagged "Rent Stabilization Law"

Tenants Can Bring Roberts Type Cases as Class Actions

On April 25, 2013 the Appellate Division, First Department issued three decisions that answered lingering questions regarding whether a Roberts-style case would be allowed to move forward as a class action.  In all three cases, the First Department decided that they could, allowing tenants to waive treble damage claims that would have triggered the penalty restriction in New York’s class…read more →

Reuters: Supreme Court won’t hear New York City rent case

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a constitutional challenge to a New York City rent stabilization law and regulations that control rent increases and evictions for nearly 1 million apartments. The justices turned down an appeal by a couple, James and Jeanne Harmon, who own and live in a small brownstone building…read more →

The New York Times: Tenant Sues to Stay Off List of Tenants Who Are Sued

November 2, 2011, 1:45 pm By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS James Whelan has a little piece of every New York tenant’s dream: a rent stabilized apartment. It’s a quiet one-bedroom on the Upper East Side where he has lived for 17 years, and it costs him less than $1,500 a month. But Mr. Whelan’s landlord, a limited liability company, says that…read more →