Brooklyn landlord accused of inflating rent, skirting 421a rules

A group of Brooklyn tenants claim Renaissance Realty repeatedly
overcharged tenants for rent and didn’t register its apartments
as rent stabilized, violating the rules of a popular tax break
program and the state’s rent law. Tenants of 527 Lincoln Place
are seeking class action status in a lawsuit that accuses their
landlord of misrepresenting the legal rent of their rent stabilized
apartments as “part of a fraudulent scheme to charge tenants
excessive rents with impunity, […]

Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 2
Brooklyn landlord accused of inflating rent, skirting 421a rules