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On August 17, 2006, the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, in Matter of 7005 Shore Road, LLC, DHCR Adm. Rev. Dckt. No. UE-210052-RO, issued an important administrative law ruling in favor of landlords, by determining the landlord could not be assessed with treble damages because it reduced the tenant’s rent pending the outcome of an overcharge proceeding.