DHCR won't look beyond base date rent.

Position:RENT OVERCHARGE
 
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Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a rent overcharge. The DRA ruled against tenant, finding no overcharge. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant claimed that the rent could not have legally increased from $193 in 1984 to $1,110 in 2004 when tenant moved into the apartment. But Rent Stabilization Code Section 2526.1 bars review of apartment rent history records dating back more than four years from the filing date of the underlying complaint. In...

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