Case Type

Overcharge

Housing Type

Rent Stabilized

Court

Appellate Division, First Department

County

New York County (Manhattan)

L&T / Index / Case / Docket / Clerk's Number

106025/11

Slip Opinion Number

2022 NY Slip Op 00023

Petitioner

Thomas Sandlow

Respondent

305 Riverside Corp., Also Known as 305 Riverside Dr. Corporation

Judge

Renwick, J.P., Mazzarelli, Singh, Mendez, Higgitt, JJ.

Decision/Order Date

2022-01-04

Posture

Post-judgment Appeal by Tenant

Disposition

Judgment for Landlord

Synopsis

Tenant is not entitled to lookback beyond the 4-year limit, during which time he was not overcharged for rent. Rent was not illegally inflated during the relevant 4-year period, thus plaintiff tenant is not entitled to damages for an overcharge, treble damages or interest. However, plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorneys fees.

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