No temporary exemption for prior landlord's mother #24285.

Position::RENT OVERCHARGE
 
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Tenant complained of a rent overcharge. The DRA ruled against tenant, finding that the apartment had been temporarily exempt from rent regulation from the base date until current landlord bought the building. Tenant appealed and won. Prior landlord submitted no information or statement to the DRA and current landlord had no first-hand knowledge as to whether prior landlord collected rent before September 2009, or the amount of any rent if paid. Tenant was prior landlord's mother and claimed that she had lived with him and his wife until she...

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