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Court Limits Loft Rent Overcharge Time Limit

Posted by Mark Smith on June 05, 1999 at 16:37:28:

In the case of Lyon v. S.M.J. Mgt. Corp., Index No. 21631-96, a Manhattan State Supreme Court justice has deemed the time limit for a loft tenant to sue for a rent overcharge to be four years from the date of the overcharge, even if the Loft Board hasn't determined if the premises are covered by the Loft Law.

This article from the June 4, 1999 New York Law Journal, which is also clickable below, was written by Michael S. Hiller, the attorney for the loft landlord:

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