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Justice Rosalyn Richter/photo by Rick Kopstein/NYLJ Appellate Division, First Department Justice Rosalyn Richter/photo by Rick Kopstein/NYLJ

In what is believed to be the first appellate decision addressing the retroactivity of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 as it pertains to rent overcharge claims, a state appeals court has made clear that overcharge claims pending on the act’s enactment date will not be dismissed as time-barred and that the act’s changes to overcharge claims will apply to the pending claims.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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