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Re: Appellate Term Rejects common sense in Overcharges

Posted by Anna on July 09, 1999 at 09:42:15:

In Reply to: Appellate Term Rejects Federal Debt Law posted by Mark Smith on July 02, 1999 at 20:43:51:

: From the New York Law Journal, Tuesday, July 6th:

: The Appellate Term, 2nd & 11th Departments (covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island), rejected lower court holdings that a three-day rent demand from a lawyer, which violates the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), is not a valid predicate notice under New York State's Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL).


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There are also summaries of two Overcharge decisions: one about first dereg rent and the other about WHEN the clock starts on an O/C case due to failure to file DHCR registrations. Decisions start on Page 29, column 1 per the LJX version of the article.

Waiting for the analysis on Tenant.Net....

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