Landlord didn't overcharge improperly deregulated tenant.

Position:RENT OVERCHARGE
 
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Tenant sued landlord for rent overcharge and a declaration that his apartment was rent stabilized. Tenant claimed that landlord had improperly deregulated the apartment while the building still received J-51 tax benefits. Landlord argued that the Court of Appeals decision in the case of Roberts v. Tishman Speyer Properties LP shouldn't be applied retroactively and that, in any event, there was no overcharge. The court ruled for landlord in part. Although New York's highest court didn't rule on retroactivity in Roberts, the...

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