DVD - Rent Overcharge Update 2017

This class will present an overview of issues relating to rent overcharge claims in rent stabilized apartments, with a special emphasis on applications of the ‘four year rule.’ The presentation will include the latest developments in the relevant case law and a discussion of the 2014 amendments to the Rent Stabilization Code.

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00
  • Format
    On-Demand/Recorded - Audio/Video File
  • Practice Area(s)
  • Price: $0
  • Materials
    Contains 3 training item(s)

About the Faculty

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    Coco Joly (Speaker)

    Coco Joly is a staff attorney in the Housing Unit at Legal Services NYC-Bronx. She received her J.D. from CUNY School of Law in 2013 and her B.S. from the University of Vermont in 2007.
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    Edward Josephson (Speaker)

    Edward Josephson is currently the Director of Litigation at Legal Services NYC and at South Brooklyn Legal Services. From 1996-2003, he was the Director of the Housing Law Unit at South Brooklyn. He has defended tenants in eviction proceedings since 1988. Mr. Josephson has litigated a number of affirmative cases on issues of significance to low income New Yorkers, including Grimm v. DHCR, which expanded landlords' liability for rent overcharges; Brooklyn Tenants v. Lynch, a challenge to pro-landlord amendments to the Rent Stabilization Code; Campos v. Rhea and Torres v. Martinez, federal actions that helped reform procedures in the Section 8 rent subsidy program; Frunzescu v. Martinez, which expedited the issuance of emergency Section 8 subsidy transfers; and Lang v. Pataki, a constitutional challenge to laws requiring rent deposits by indigent tenants. He has also litigated numerous cases in federal district and bankruptcy courts to protect the rights of tenants in federally subsidized housing projects. Mr. Josephson is a graduate of NYU Law School.
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    Samar Katnani (Speaker)

    Samar Katnani is a Deputy Director of Housing in the Tenant Rights Coalition in Brooklyn. She has worked at LSNYC since May 2015. Previously, she worked as an associate at the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Samar graduated from Washington University in St. Louis Law school in 2010 and was admitted to the New York bar in 2011.