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Warren A. Estis and Jeffrey Turkel Warren A. Estis and Jeffrey Turkel

The New York State Legislature enacted the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (L. 2019, ch 36) (HSTPA) on June 14, 2019. Notwithstanding the raging philosophical policy debates as to the wisdom of the statute, courts must now go about the mundane business of applying the statute to new and pending cases. Some of those recent decisions are discussed below.

When is an Overcharge Complaint “Pending?”

HSTPA Part F amends RSL §26-516, which governs claims of rent overcharge. Section 7 of Part F states in relevant part:

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