Apartment Was Subject to Deregulation When J-51 Benefits Ended

LVT Number: #30002

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2015, when tenant's monthly rent was $2,500 or more and sought verification of whether tenant's annual household income was more than $200,000 in 2013 and 2014. The DRA ruled against landlord because the tenant's 2011 vacancy lease didn't contain a notification rider even though the building was subject to rent stabilization due to receipt of J-51 tax benefits. Landlord appealed and won.

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400 E58 Owner LLC: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. DR410048RO (1/8/19) [6-pg. doc.]