Tenant with overcharge claim can vacate settlement agreement.

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Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. Landlord and tenant signed a settlement agreement in court by which tenant agreed to move out and landlord was granted a judgment of possession. Tenant later asked the court to vacate the judgment and settlement agreement. The court ruled for tenant. Landlord appealed and lost. Tenant was now represented by an attorney and showed that she had a potentially valid rent overcharge claim. The...

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