Apartment Deregulated Before June 14, 2019, Not Reregulated by HSTPA

LVT Number: #30544

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant. The court granted tenant's request to dismiss the case without trial. Landlord appealed and won. Before moving out, prior tenant had a one-year lease from August 2013 through August 2014 at a monthly rent of $2,330.55. When an 18.25 percent vacancy increase was added, the legal rent charged to tenant was above the $2,500 high-rent vacancy deregulation threshold in effect at that time. Contrary to tenant's argument, the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA) didn't reregulate tenant's deregulated apartment.

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191 Realty Assoc., LP v. Tejeda: 2019 NY Slip Op 51864(U), Index No. 570227/19 (App. T. 1 Dept.; 11/22/19; Shulman, PJ, Edmead, J)