Tenants changed apartments without preferential rent agreement.

Position:RENT OVERCHARGE
 
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Tenants complained of a rent overcharge. They lived in a six-room apartment but agreed in 2009 to move into a four-room apartment in the building offered by landlord. Landlord paid tenants to move and charged them $925 per month without a lease. Six months later, in 2010, landlord gave tenants a vacancy lease for the new apartment at $1,390 per month with a preferential rent of $925. But, since tenants paid $925 per month for the new apartment without a lease or preferential rent agreement, the legal rent could be no more than...

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