New York Rent Laws
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The City Rent and Rehabilitation Law [CRRL]
§ 26-407. Labor cost pass-along.
a. Notwithstanding any provisions of this chapter, any labor
cost pass-along rent increase requested of, or received
from, any tenant on or after July first, nineteen hundred
seventy-two, pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph (1)
of paragraph one of subdivision g of section 26-405 of this
title, shall not exceed the maximum rent adjustment as
provided under this chapter after the effective date of this
b. All such increases in excess of such maximum rent are hereby
declared null and void and of no effect. A tenant who paid
any such excess increase shall be repaid by a cash refund or
credit, to be applied against future rent, in equal
installments for the same number of months for which such
increase was actually collected, commencing on January
first, nineteen hundred seventy-eight.
Added by Laws 1985, Ch. 907, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.