Section 9.10 Grounds for Summary Petitions

(a) A tenant may file a summary petition if the landlord gives a rent increase which fails to comply with the provisions set forth in Section 37.3 of the Ordinance.

(b) Summary petitions shall be filed on a form to be supplied by the Board. The petitions shall be accompanied by:

(1) a copy of the landlord"s notice of rent increase;

(2) a copy of any notification from the Department of Real Estate or the Rent Board which certified a rent increase based on capital improvements, rehabilitation, and/or energy conservation work; and

(3) a statement as to why the tenant believes the rent increase should not be allowed, together with any supporting documentation.

(c) Any rent increase which does not conform with the provisions of Section 37.3 of the Rent Ordinance shall be null and void.