TenantNet posted in the TenantNet Conference Area
Dated : May 24, 1998 at 20:00:49
Subject: Re: Initial rent registration
: 1) Does the new four year rule have any bearing on my pending DHCR
case? If I was overcharged, how many years is the landlord responsible
I think it doesn't matter here as a Fair Market Appeal is not an overcharge.
Don't let DHCR convert it into an overcharge proceeding.
: 2) Shouldn't the DHCR immediately have frozen my rent to what it
originally should have been until this situation is resolved?
Once the proceeding is over and a decision is rendered.
: 3) Can the landlord be responsible for treble damages?
Not on a Fair Market appeal, but the rent should be reduced to the
Do some research on this, and look for the "Smitten" case -- on the
web site somewhere.
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