A coalition of tenants in New York City were handed a win Tuesday by the New York Court of Appeals when it ruled that a section of state law that previously ended rent stabilization at a certain rent or income threshold didn’t apply to their apartments.

The decision by the Court of Appeals was nearly unanimous, save for one dissenting opinion penned by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, who wrote that the landlords involved in the litigation should have been allowed to deregulate the units.

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