Tenants Can Proceed As Class In Rent Dispute, Judge Says

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Tenants in a Manhattan apartment building can sue their landlord as a class over allegedly illegal rent hikes related to a tax abatement program, a New York state judge ruled Tuesday, but said the landlord can't in turn sue the state agency that interprets rent rules. 

In the latest ruling stemming from a landmark 2009 rent regulation ruling, Judge Lucy Billings said the current and former tenants of the thousand-apartment London Terrace Gardens complex in Manhattan's west side Chelsea neighborhood could sue their landlord as a...
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