No interest on fair market rent appeal award #24332.

Position:FIRE MARKET RENT APPEAL
 
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Rent-stabilized tenant filed a fair market rent appeal. The DHCR ruled for tenant, reduced tenant's initial stabilized rent, and ordered landlord to refund excess rent paid. Tenant then sued landlord for prejudgment interest on the money award after landlord failed to pay and tenant withheld rent totaling the amount due. The court ruled against tenant. Unlike rent overcharge proceedings, the DHCR can't award triple damages or interest in fair market rent appeal...

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