Kushner pays tenants $100K to cover for rent overcharges

Kushner Companies agreed to pay five tenants at its Brooklyn property 89 Hicks Street a combined $100,000 to compensate them for alleged rent overcharges and for illegally deregulating their units. The company is also returning the apartments to rent-regulated status, Crain’s reported. The move comes in response to a class-action lawsuit filed in April 2017 by tenants with the help of the nonprofit Housing Rights Initiative. “Once the issue was brought to my client’s attention, […]

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