Nonpayment case dismissed for defective rent demand.

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Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for nonpayment of rent. Ten ant claimed that landlord's three-day rent demand was defective. Landlord demanded back rent that was uncollectible because it filed late for reregistration with the DHCR. The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case. Failure to properly file timely annual rent registrations barred landlord from collecting an increase in excess of the base date rent. Landlord had reregistered the apartment in 2009...

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