Apartment Became Exempt from Stabilization After J-51 Benefits Expired

Apartment Became Exempt from Stabilization After J-51 Benefits Expired



LVT Number: #29746

In response to tenant's rent overcharge complaint, landlord asked the DHCR to rule on the apartment's regulatory status. Landlord claimed that the apartment had been deregulated due to high-rent vacancy. The DRA ruled for landlord and found that the apartment was exempt from rent stabilization. When the building's J-51 benefits expired in 2009, the legal regulated rent was above the $2,000 vacancy deregulation threshold in effect at that time.

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Petersohn: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. FR410060RT (9/25/18) [6-pg. doc.]